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Pele - Celebrities take part in Soccer Aid a biennial sporting event raising funds for UNICEF. This Year Pelé is guest of honour at the tenth anniversary of the event - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 5th June 2016

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Pele - Celebrities take part in Soccer Aid a biennial sporting event raising funds for UNICEF. This Year Pelé is guest of honour at the tenth anniversary of the event - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 5th June 2016

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Ray Parlour - Former Arsenal football player Ray Parlour signs copies of his autobiography 'The Romford Pele' - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 11th May 2016

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Pele and Ray Parlour
Pele and Ray Parlour
Pele and Ray Parlour
Pele and Ray Parlour

Carlito Fuente, Pele, Ricardo Guadalupe, Usain Bolt, Peter Marino , Jean Francois Sberro - Hublot Fifth Avenue Flagship Boutique Store Opening - - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 20th April 2016

Carlito Fuente, Pele, Ricardo Guadalupe, Usain Bolt, Peter Marino and Jean Francois Sberro
Pele and Peter Marino
Pele and Peter Marino
Carlito Fuente, Pele, Ricardo Guadalupe, Usain Bolt, Peter Marino and Jean Francois Sberro
Carlito Fuente, Pele, Ricardo Guadalupe, Usain Bolt, Peter Marino and Jean Francois Sberro
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Marcia Aoki and Pele - amfAR Inspiration Gala against AIDS in Sao Paulo - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Friday 5th April 2013

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Once In A Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story Of The New York Cosmos Review


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Like most people, I couldn't care less about professional soccer, but the U.S. in the 1970s is a wholly different story. Hell, from the exhorbitant length of the title of Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos alone you can tell that this particular era in soccer history really resonated.

And kudos to Once in a Lifetime for jogging my memory about one of the most peculiar eras in pro sports. For a few short years, pro soccer teams were selling out some of the largest venues in America: 75,000 would turn out to watch the New York Cosmos (with superstar Pelé at the helm) kick a little white ball around on a giant field of grass. By comparison, the most popular team in baseball, the New York Yankees, currently draw about 52,000 people to see each game.

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