Centereach boy meets soccer legend Pele at New York Cosmos clinic

Vincent Chiafalo, 8, had the chance to meet

Vincent Chiafalo, 8, had the chance to meet soccer legend Pele at a New York Cosmos clinic. (Credit: News 12)

HOLTSVILLE - A Centereach boy who loves soccer got a special treat with World Cup fever in full swing.

Vincent Chiafalo, 8, had the chance to meet soccer legend Pele at a New York Cosmos clinic.

Vincent is one of 1,600 kids in the Sachem Youth Soccer League. Vincent and his family attended the soccer clinic at Hofstra University after Vincent's name was pulled out of a hat to represent his team, the Fireballs.

Pele signed a card for Vincent, which is now part of Vincent's second-grade book report based on the world-famous athlete.

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