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He said he hoped “the new field would help spark local kids’ interest not only in soccer but in science.”
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Speaking at the event in the Morro da Mineira slum, “we’ve effectively turned this community into a real-life science experiment,” Kemball-Cook said.
“I believe this technology can be one of the future ways we illuminate our cities.”
“My father named me Edson after Thomas Edison” said the star striker, whose birth name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
“I’m sure that soon the number one scientists in the world are going to be Brazilians.”