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Edson Arantes do Nascimento more widely admired by the world as Pel was born on October 23 1940 in a small village in Brasil called Trs Coraes in the Brasilian state of Minas Gerais He was baptized in the municipal church called Igreja da Sagrada Famlia de Jesus Maria e Jos His father Joo Ramos do Nascimento or Dondinho as he was known in the soccer world was also a professional player He was well-known as one of the best-heading players in his time He was a center forward for Fluminense until an injury kept him from playing professional division one soccer His mother Celeste gave Pel and the rest of his family attention to their needs and a lot of love When he was a child Pel and his family moved to Baur in the interior of the Brasilian state of So Paulo where he learned to master the art of futebol One day he himself confessed that he tinha trs coraes had three hearts referring to the city where he was born Trs Coraes and to Baur and Santos Pels Career Pels first job was shining shoes But he had always dreamed of playing soccer Pels soccer career started early After playing in a few amateur teams like Baquinho and Sete Setembro at the age of 11 while playing for an uncoached team called Ameriquinha he was discovered by a former Brasilian World Cup player named Waldemar de Brito De Brito recognized Pels skills and invited him to join the team he was organizing Clube Atltico Baur When Pel was fifteen in 1956 de Brito took him to the city of So Paulo to try out for the professional club called Santos Futebol Clube SFC That day de Brito told the team directors that This boy will be the greatest soccer player in the world Pels first show came on September 7 1956 when he played in place of
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