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Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, poses with his six Brazil's champion medals in 2010. A Portuguese language dictionary has recognized his name as a synonym for greatness. Caio Leal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Antonio da Paz (left) and Renato Souza stand in front of the Albert Einstein Hospital holding memorabilia honoring Brazilian soccer star Pelé, in Sao Paulo on Friday. Marcelo Chello/AP hide caption

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Pelé appears at Pelé: The Collection, presented by Julien's Auctions in London on June 1, 2016. Neil Hall/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Pelé, who made soccer 'The Beautiful Game,' dies at 82

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Brazilian soccer star Pele displays the FIFA World Cup during its presentation in Rio de Janeiro in February 2010. Pele's World Cup winner's medals from 1958, 1962 and 1970 are up for auction. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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