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Abedi Pele - The Ghanian Pele

Abedi Ayew Pelé, (born Nov. 5, 1964, Ghana) Ghanaian player who was the only man to have won the African Player of the Year award three consecutive times (1991–93). 174 more words

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Jackie Milburn - Toon Legend

Jackie Milburn, in full John Edward Thompson Milburn, byname Wor Jackie (bornMay 11, 1924, Ashington, , England—died October 9, 1988, Ashington) British football (soccer) player, who, as a member of Newcastle United (1946–56), scored more than 170 goals in 354 league appearances and led the team to the Football Association (FA) Cup championship in 1951, 1952, and 1955. 76 more words

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Artur Freidenreich - Brazilian Pioneer

Artur Friedenreich, (born July 18, 1892, São Paulo, Brazil —died September 6, 1969, São Paulo), Brazilian player who is officially recognized by Fédération Internationale de Football as the all-time leading goal scorer with 1,329 goals. 109 more words

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Xavi - Barca Icon

Xavi, byname of Xavier Hernández Creus (born January 25, 1980, Terrassa,Spain), Spanish player who was widely regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world in the early 21st century. 454 more words

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Arthur Milton - Allrounder

Arthur Milton, (born March 10, 1928, Bedminster, Somerset, Eng.—died April 25, 2007, Bristol, Eng.), English sportsman who was the last man to represent England at the international level in both cricket and association football (soccer) and, given the specialization of modern sport, probably the last ever. 141 more words

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