Soccer is played by more than 250 million people worldwide, making it the most popular sport on the planet. It's simple rules, and engaging gameplay are a natural draw for spectators of all ages. It's also known as "The Beautiful Game," a name popularized by one of the sport's greatest players, Pele.
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