Pelé, the world’s most famous footballer and World Cup champion, has died at the age of 82. Pelé was a Brazilian professional footballer who specialized in forward play. He was one of the most successful and popular sports stars of the twentieth century, regarded as one of the best players of all time and called “the greatest” by FIFA.
According to some, the King of Football has died. The football world is in mourning following the passing of the great man.
Tributes to the late Pelé are pouring in. Pelé was born in Três Coraçes, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on October 23, 1940. He passed away on December 29th, 2022.
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Pelé battled cancer for a longer amount of time before passing away at the age of 82. He underwent surgery to have a tumor in his colon removed. He was getting chemotherapy at Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital. Pelé passed away on December 29th, 2022.