Pelé

The Making of Pelé

When he started
To play the game,
His team-mates
Made him change his name
As it was harder to shout
“On me ‘ead, Edson
Arantes do Nascimento!”,
Than it was to cry “Pelé!”,
When in the middle
Of a goalmouth melee.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento

Edson Arantes do Nascimento