Short Biography of Soccer Player – Pele

His full name is Edison Arantes do Nascimento. He was born 23 October 1940, in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, best known by his nickname as Pelé a Brazilian soccer player. Pelé named as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century in 1999 by Time Magazine. Pelé is recognized as a legend

History Of Soccer – Interesting Facts

Soccer has become increasingly more popular in the United States in the last 30 years, with nearly 3 million children between the ages of 5-19 now playing in youth soccer leagues throughout the nation. Soccer began in England in the mid-1800’s, and was originally played by the higher, more aristocratic English classes in their boarding