The Beautiful Team: In Search of Pele and the 1970 Brazilians

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Brazil won the 1970 World Cup with an exhibition of the most fluid, exhilarating football ever witnessed. Their young prodigy Jairzhino scored in every match. Tostao, Rivelino, Clodoaldo and Gerson emerged as masters of what became known as "samba football" -- slow, elegant moves punctuated by cobra-sharp strikes that often led to breathtaking goals. In a team of jewels, however, Pele, the Black Pearl, stood supreme. Brazil's 4-1 demolition of a cynical Italy in the Final remains the most joyous climax the tournament has ...

The Beautiful Team: In Search of Pele and the 1970 Brazilians 1999, Pocket Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780671015664

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The Beautiful Team: In Search of Pele and the 1970 Brazilians 1998, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780684819556

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