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Summary Pelé. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn’t afford a real soccer ball. [IFC Films]

Pelé: Birth of a Legend
Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
39
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary Pelé. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn’t afford a real soccer ball. [IFC Films]

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
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9% Positive
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27% Negative
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Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
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9% Positive
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64% Mixed
7 Reviews
27% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
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26% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
7.2
63% Positive
24 Ratings
26% Mixed
10 Ratings
11% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Imagine Entertainment, Seine Pictures, Zohar Cinema, Zohar International
Release Date May 13, 2016
Duration 1 h 47 m
Rating PG
Tagline A boy with nothing who changed everything.