U.S. Filmmakers in Rio De Janeiro for the Filming of Pele Biopic

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A crew of U.S. filmmakers are in Rio de Janeiro where they are filming a sports biopic on the early years of the iconic Brazilian soccer giant known around the world simply as 'Pele'. The film follows a young Pele - born Edson Arantes do Nascimento - as he marches towards Brazil's first ever World Cup title at the 1958 tournament in Sweden.