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In the history of world football, Brazilian soccer has produced some of the most iconic players. With Pelé, Garrincha, Ronaldo, and Kaka, the country has a long history of soccer stars.

It is unmatched by any other nation. In terms of star power and status, Italy, Germany, and Argentina cannot compare to Brazil’s football pedigree.

The names Zico and Socrates are still known to children around the world. Even though they have no idea where they played or who they were, their elders have spoken these names with reverence.

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Mane Garrincha: The Forgotten Brazilian Soccer Superstar

The mighty Pelé often overshadowed Brazilian players of bygone generations. Still, there were some whose stars shone just as bright and sometimes brighter than their legendary teammate. One of these iconic athletes was Mane Garrincha, a tricky speedster who defined …

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