“What we're going to pass to the youngsters, to the new
generation, is how to behave to be there. That is very important
to me and I thank God to give me this opportunity to pass to the
kids," Pele, now 75, who led Brazil to three World Cup
victories, told a news conference on Thursday.
“Pele: Birth of a Legend,” is directed by brothers Michael and
Jeff Zimbalist, and traces Pele’s rise from poverty to become
the man considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of
Pele recalled how, as a nine year old, he found his father in
tears when Brazil lost the 1950 World Cup final. “I didn't know
what to do. I said, 'don't worry, I'm going to win one World Cup
for you!' I swear I said this when I was 9-years-old. And God
was good for me, He gave me three World Cups. I won three World
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