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1979 Vernolandus Our Heroes World of Sport Soccer #11 Brazilian Legend Pele

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For Sale 1979 Vernolandus Our Heroes World of Sport Soccer #11 Brazilian Legend Pele

This early issue was produced originally as part of a multi-sport 48 card set and showcases many legends from various sports such as Tennis, Soccer, Boxing ,Motor Sports, and Golf to name a few.  Issued in the UK itss prized for its charicature art style and fun classic posses of some of the sports best.  Graded by PSA this high grade example is a great candidate for submission.

 

Edson Arantes do Nascimento known as Pelé  is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a forward. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA,  he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century. In 1999 he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee and was included in the Time list of the 100 most important people of the 20th century. In 2000, Pelé was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), and was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century. His 1,279 goals in 1,363 games, which included friendlies, is recognised as a Guinness World Record. 

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