A Day That Shook The World: Pele's World Cup Final performance thrills crowds

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On 29 June 1958, the greatest player in the history of football made his presence felt in the World Cup Final

Brazil hammered Sweden 5-2 to win their first ever World Cup, with a 17-year-old Pele scoring a brace of goals and wowing the globe with his sublime play.

His career lasted 20 years, finally ending at the New York Cosmos in 1977.

Watch original footage from the crossing in this British Pathé video, above.

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