Brazilian football legend Pele, dies at the age of 82

Brazilian football legend Pele, who won a three World Cups has passed away on 29 December 2022 at the age of 82 in Sau Paulo, Brazil.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele had been battling cancer.

Widely regarded as one of soccer’s greatest players, Pele is credited with scoring a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during a 21-year career, including 77 goals in 92 matches for his country.

Pele is the only player to win the World Cup three times, lifting the trophy in 1958, 1962 and 1970.

Pele was named FIFA’s Player of the Century in 2000.

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