publication date: Friday, March 19, 2004 (part of Round XXII)

category: Sports

clue: He was FIFA's only three-time champion. Who's the O' Rey?

explanation: Widely considered the greatest football (soccer) player ever, Pelé (born Edson Arantes do Nascimento) was the only player ever to win the FIFA World Cup three times. He was often called O' Rey, which meant The King. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Todd Brotsch, Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Phyllis Joy, Dave Stoppenhagen, Angela Lathem-Ballard, Brandie Harrison, Scott Baumann, Elizabeth Chesher, Jason Charles Butterhoff, C. K., and Allan Russell

trivia: Scott already had another king goo prepared for Round XXII, but when he read that Pelé was often called O' Rey, he couldn't resist including it in the clue.

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