On Thursday 9 August 2012, Brazilian football legend Pele received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, in recognition of his charitable work.

Pele received his degree at an Olympic-themed reception at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, attended by Edinburgh alumni, including Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger, who took up rowing while studying law at Edinburgh.

This sequence contains interviews with Pele, as well as Katherine Grainger and Jim Aitken, Director of the Centre for Sport and Exercise at the University of Edinburgh.

This is sequence 1 of 2.

General Views (GVs) of the event are contained within sequence 2.

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