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Thousands pay their last respects to Pele in Brazil

Santos, Brazil | Xinhua | Thousands of people gathered Monday in the Brazilian city of Santos to bid farewell to football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, who died at 82 on Thursday from colon cancer. His wake was being held at the Urbano Caldira Stadium, the home …

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The world reacts to Pele’s death

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Following are reactions to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele. The only player to win the FIFA World Cup three times died aged 82 on Thursday after a battle with cancer. FIFA PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO “His legacy is impossible to summarize in words. “To …

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Santos reveal details of Pele’s public funeral

Sao Paulo, Brazil | Xinhua | The funeral of Brazilian football legend Pele will be held at the home of his former club Santos on Monday. The event at the Vila Belmiro stadium, around 50km southeast of Sao Paulo, will be open to the public, Santos said in a statement on …

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Factfile on Pele

Sao Paulo, Brazil | XINHUA |Following is the factfile on Pele, the legendary Brazilian footballer who died at the age of 82 on Thursday: Full name: Edson Arantes do Nascimento Date of birth: October 21, 1940 Place of birth: Tres Coracoes, Brazil Club career 1956-1974 Santos 1975-1977 New York Cosmos Club …

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🔴 Pele, the greatest ever, dies at 82

  🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆Brasileiro 🏆🏆🏆 FIFA World Cup 🏆🏆 Copa Libertadores 🎖FIFA Player of the Century 🎖1970 World Cup Golden Ball 🎖Youngest World Cup Winner 🎖Most hat-tricks of all time-92 🎖Most World Cup assists-10 🎖Honorary Ballon d’Or Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | XINHUA |Pele, the Brazilian footballer whose extraordinary talent and unmatched …

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Pele to spend Christmas in hospital

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazilian football legend Pele will spend the festive season in hospital as he fights advancing cancer, doctors and his family confirmed. The 82-year-old was admitted to Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital late last month to treat a respiratory infection and reassess chemotherapy. “[Pele] presents …

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