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as in:  Pelé kicked

  former Brazilian soccer (football in Brazil and Europe) player, considered by some to be the finest player of all time
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Pelé’s legal name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He was born in 1940 and together with Diego Maradona he was named best player of the 20th. century by a fan poll organized by FIFA.

He was an exceptionally versatile footballer, two-footed, an extremely successful goal scorer, highly skilled at dribbling and passing, and had remarkably good defensive skills for a striker.

Pele is also the name for a Hawaiian goddess of fire, volcanoes, lightning, dance and violence.
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