From the day he announced himself to the world by scoring a hat-trick in the semi-final of the 1958 World Cup as a 17-year-old, to the day he retired 19 years later as a New York Cosmos player, Pele was the most recognisable athlete on planet earth. He won three World Cups, scored over 1000 goals for Santos and the Cosmos and notched 77 times in 92 games for Brazil. He was, is and always will be the King of football.
So if you're anywhere near London tomorrow you should get yourselves down to Soccer Scene on Carnaby Street between 1-2pm, buy yourself or your kids a Brazil shirt (or take one along) and get the autograph of a living icon.
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