What does the world’s greatest soccer player love about the game? The same things that you and I do! Speed, teamwork, dribbling, passing, taking your best shot–and making a G-O-O-A-A-A-L!

Join Pelé, world champion soccer star, as he celebrates the kick and thrill of his favorite sport. Artist Frank Morrison sets up the play with two dynamic visual stories: Pelé’s inspiring rise to fame, and a young fan’s efforts to follow in his hero’s speedy footsteps. Together, words and pictures deliver all the fun and excitement of a closely matched game.

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"A must-share for soccer enthusiasts of any age."—Kirkus Reviews
"Exuberant."—Booklist
"Dynamic."—School Library Journal
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