October 24, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Pele by Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia!

Known by his fans as “O Rei” (The King), Pelé is  widely regarded as the greatest soccer player of all time. But he’s more than just an athlete: he also traveled the world as goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Pelé is the living symbol of a sport he dubbed “the beautiful game”—a game that brings people together regardless of race or nationality.I n the graphic novel Pele: The King of Soccer, Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia beautifully depict Pele’s rise from the slums of Brazil to the national stage.

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