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Pelé

[ pey-ley, pey-ley ]
/ peɪˈleɪ, ˈpeɪ leɪ /
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noun
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, 1940–2022, Brazilian soccer player, generally regarded as preeminent in the sport.
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Pelé
/ (ˈpɛleɪ) /

noun
real name Edson Arantes do Nascimento. born 1940, Brazilian footballer: scored 77 goals in 92 games for Brazil (1957–71) and was in the teams that won the World Cup in 1958, 1962, and 1970; awarded an honorary knighthood in 1997
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