This Thursday, December 29, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, ‘Pelé’, passed by in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a victim of colon cancer, which was detected in September 2021.
Pelé had been hospitalized since Tuesday, November 29, at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital, in Brazil, for a medical check-up, but the doctors who treated him pointed out that the chemotherapy had not been effective.
After learning the news, friends, family and footballers from all over the world have expressed their regret and have said their last goodbyes.
We are deeply saddened to learn that soccer legend Pele has passed away. We extend our sincere condolences to his friends and family.
Rest in peace, oh King. pic.twitter.com/KtnZMGuz7d
— AC Milan (@acmilan) December 29, 2022
Pele is dead. The most divine of soccer players and joyful of men. He played a game that only a select few have come close to. He 3 times he lifted the most coveted gold trophy in that beautiful yellow jersey. He may have left us but he will always have football immortality. RIP Pele
—Gary Lineker 💙💛 (@GaryLineker) December 29, 2022
A man with a strong legacy that will be remembered ALWAYS. 🕊️❤️
Legends Never Die are always Remembered in the hearts of the People. pic.twitter.com/TDb5tVKVhG
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) December 29, 2022
News in development…