• Short Summary

    South American soccer idol Edson Arantes do Nascimento--known to the world as Pele--was mobbed by enthusiastic North American fans on Tuesday (September 15) after his Brazilian club Santos hammered a U.

  • Description

    South American soccer idol Edson Arantes do Nascimento--known to the world as Pele--was mobbed by enthusiastic North American fans on Tuesday (September 15) after his Brazilian club Santos hammered a U.S. All stars team to a 4-3 defeat.

    The stadium in Chicago was packed with fans who had simply come to see Pele, the man who has scored more than a thousand goals and whose annual income from soccer alone is estimated at over 600,000 dollars (GBP250,000 sterling).

    But despite several fierce shots at goal, Pele was unable to score in this match. Afterwards, when asked if he was disappointed not to add to his thousand-goal tally, Pele replied through an interpreter that he was always delighted to score goals but added that he had a more important task:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6EUYH8N4DRF33X9WPDYZYUAG3
    Media URN:
    VLVA6EUYH8N4DRF33X9WPDYZYUAG3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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