Pelé By: Sam Risser

Why Is Pelé important in Latin American history.

Pelé helped boost the nationalism of Brazil when he played soccer.

Brazil, Pelé's home country.

Pelé helped win three world cups for Brazil(1958, 1962, and 1970).

Pelé after the 1962 world cup.

PeléPelé also helped the country financially by playing soccer for Brazil because people would by tickets to watch Pelé play.

What were Pelés accomplishments.

Pelé made his international debut at the age of 16.

Pelé was a recipient of the Intentional Peace award in 1978.

Pelé helped promote soccer in the United States by signing a three year contract with the Cosmos.

8 Themes

The themes that represent Pelé are cultural interaction and economics.


"I represent Brazil all over the world. Where ever I go I have to do my best, to not disappoint the Brazilian people" Pelé. This quote Describes how Pelé boosts the nationalism of the Brazilian people

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