by HarryHarris (Author)


The world's greatest living footballer is 60 this year, and here is the long-awaited, fully authorised story of his life. With exclusive access to Pele, award-winning sports writer Harry Harris charts his meteoric rise from humble beginnings in Brazil to his first international at the age of sixteen. Superb athlcticism, speed of thought and execution, and astonishing ball control helped him become the only player to have appeared in three World Cup winning sides, and to have scored more than one thousand goals in his senior career. A world-class sporting hero, Pele is an inspiration to millions.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Robson Books Ltd
Published: 04 Oct 2001

ISBN 10: 1861054351
ISBN 13: 9781861054357

Author Bio
Harry Harris has been voted British Sportswriter of the Year several times. The leading football correspondent for the Mirror, he is also the author of many other books, including the best-selling authorised biography of Ruud Gullit. He lives in Chelsea, London.