A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Tue, 24 May '22
Mononymous "King of Football"
Thu, 31 Mar '22
Youngest player to score in the FIFA World Cup (age 17)
Sun, 12 Dec '21
New York Cosmos star of the '70s
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Only player on more than two winning World Cup teams