• Soccer great Pelé opening second retail store in US

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Soccer great Pelé announced the opening of his second retail store in the United States.

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    The legendary Brazilian forward, 78, opened a store in Miami Beach, the Miami Herald reported. His first store opened at Disney Springs near Orlando in 2017.

    "I am excited to bring Pelé Soccer to Lincoln Road in Miami," Pelé said in a statement. "I have no doubt that the Pelé brand will bring great excitement to all soccer fans who visit the store."

    A third store is expected to open in September, according to the soccer star's website.

    The store will be stocked with gear from more than 150 national and global soccer teams, including officially licensed jerseys and footwear, hats, balls, equipment and accessories, the Herald reported.

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