RC News & More — Santos
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There I was… IN THE JUNGLE. OK, it’s not the jungle but it is Brazil, Rio de Janeiro to be specific, a twelve hour flight from Los Angeles and I’m on a mission of sorts to discover the great Pele’s rookie card. Where better to start than the land of Pele’, a.k.a. O Rei, The Black Pearl, Santos, Edwin de Nascimento, the greatest soccer player to ever lace ‘em up? An international superstar, least of all in the United States, but even in the U.S. a one-word celebrity like Elvis or Madonna. His name synonymous with soccer, any child on...
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