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The Soccer King: Pelé

Did you know a person could be declared a national treasure? It's time to learn about Brazil's national treasure, Pelé the soccer star. Or, as he's known in most of the world, one of the best footballers to ever live. Join Anna, Leo & Percy as they discover the story behind this incredible athlete and travel back in time to watch one of the most famous goals ever scored. Put on your jerseys and let's head back to the 1950s.

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This episode was narrated by Nikki Bon and JoAnn Schinderle, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.