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Pele, football’s magic legend, is now history

Sao Paulo: Football legend Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento 1940-2022) is bid farewell by tens of thousands around the world. The all-time sports world’s pride and three-time World Cup winner, Brazil’s star king, has died at the age of 82.

Since the end of November, he had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Sao Paulo. After his death was announced, condolences and tributes began to pour in from all over the world.

The FIFA official website has recorded 1,281 goals to the credit of Pele, who was the best goal scorer.

Three days of mourning in Brazil.

Following the death of football’s king, the Brazilian government declared three days of national mourning. Brazil’s President-elect Lula recalled that he was lucky enough to see Pele play in Pak Embu and Morumbi.

The government of Sao Paulo has announced that a new road complex in Santos, where Pele played club soccer, will be named after King Pele.

The nation honoured Pele by lighting the “Christ the Redeemer” statue in Rio de Janeiro in green and yellow.

Neymar stated that ten was more than just a number.

Neymar, Pele’s successor, paid tribute on Instagram. “Before Pele, ten was simply a number.” I came across this sentence somewhere, at some point in my life. But this sentence, though beautiful, is incomplete. Football was just a sport before Pele. “But Pele changed everything,” Neymar explained.

“Made football an art and a pastime. “It gave the poor and the black people a voice, raising Brazil’s profile.” Soccer and Brazil were assigned a growth ladder. In every way, Pele is the unrivalled king of football. “The king who lives forever and ever…” said Neymar.

The immortal Pele-FIFA.

The federation’s president, Ednaldo Rodrigues, stated that he would do everything possible to preserve Pele’s sports history and legacy. FIFA recalled on its website that the immortal Pele was always with us. FIFA highlighted Pele’s World Cup records and career high points.

Pele was crowned king as a result of his legendary achievements. FIFA once named Pele the greatest player of the twentieth century. FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that Pele was immortal.

Always an inspiration to all: Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo, the captain of Portugal, shared an Instagram photo of himself with Pele. Ronaldo stated that he could not bear the departure of the all-time great.

“Pele has always been a source of inspiration for many people. He always had great affection for me. Nothing can be forgotten. “Every moment we spent together is filled with memories,” Ronaldo said.

Messi, Mbappe, and Geoff Hurst.

Argentina captain Lionel Messi wished the hero Rest in Peace eternal peace.

“The king of football has left us, but that legendary legacy can never be forgotten,” said France’s “Pele,” Kylian Mbappe.

Former England striker Geoff Hurst called Pele the best player he had ever seen. England’s Bobby Moore recalled Pele as a magical footballer and an amazing human being.

Pele’s emotional final moments with family

Michael D. Higgins, President.

President Michael D. Higgins said Pele’s passing is very painful. Pele’s name will always be associated with football. Pele will be remembered as the greatest player of all time and an inspiration to future generations.

Pele was first observed in the 1980s and 1990s. They last saw each other in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2013. The president offered his condolences to his wife, Marcia Oakey, his children, his extended family, and his fans around the world.

Football has lost a great man.

“Football has lost the best man in its history,” Germany legend and Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer said. Fanes Beckenbauer recalled that a unique friend was also gone.
Pele had three hearts: football, family, and humanity. He was able to be a star and at the same time stand with the people on earth.

UEFA’s woes.

UEFA, the European football governing body, said on Twitter that it joins the rest of the world in mourning Pele’s death. Pele was the first global sports icon. He was pivotal in making football the most popular sport in the world. In memory of Pele, the Football Association has announced that the Wembley Arch will be lit up in Brazilian colours.

Wembley arch glows yellow and green for Pele

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