The Brazilian soccer legend's coffin has moved through the streets of Santos, in the Sao Paulo state, where well over 200,000 people have gathered to pay their respects.
Brazil legend, Pele passed away at 82 on Thursday following a battle with cancer, leaving millions to mourn the loss of one of football's greatest-ever stars. Pele's death has led to an outpouring of tributes from sports and political icons across the globe.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, was a football pioneer. He has passed away at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer.
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21 Jan 2022
Brazilian soccer great Pele has returned to hospital for new chemotherapy sessions, sports website ESPN reported on Thursday. The former soccer star will undergo new exams to find other possible cancer spots, ESPN said. It said Pele was in stable condition and could leave hospital on Thursday.
18 Nov 2021
Three-time FIFA World Cup winner Pele on Thursday stated he is feeling "better" and quipped that he can`t wait to get back to playing the beautiful game. Considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, Pele has been in poor health in recent years and has had quite a few stints in the hospital.
23 Sep 2021
Brazilian football legend Pele publishes a video on Instagram where he is seen working out in a hospital in Sao Paulo. The star had undergone surgery earlier in the month to remove a suspected colon tumor and was transferred back to an intensive care unit after suffering breathing difficulties. "By cycling like this, I'll be back at Santos (football club) soon, don't you think?" he wrote in the social media post.
12 Feb 2020
Brazilian soccer great Pele is depressed over his poor health and reluctant to leave the house because he cannot walk unaided, his son has said in an new interview.
12 Dec 2018
Marta joins Pele and Zico to become first female soccer player inducted into Maracana's Hall of Fame
23 Jan 2018
Pele, absent through ill-health, is honoured by soccer writers in Britain.
17 Jun 2017
Says it would be dream match up for 2018 tournament which will take place in Russia.