Football Legend, Pele Dies at Age 82

PELE

Brazilian soccer star and 3-times world cup winner, football legend Pele dies at the age of 82. He was born on 23 October 1940.

Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento) died on 29 December 2022 at the  Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital, São Paulo, State of São Paulo in Brazil.

The Brazilian government has declared a three-day mourning period to pay tribute to its national idol Pele.

Facts About Pele
  • Brazilian legend Pele is arguably the greatest footballer of all time.
  • Pele died at the age of 82. 
  • He was a Brazilian striker who scored world record of 1,281 goals in 1,363 career appearances.
  • He is the only man to have won the World Cup three times: 1958, 1962 and 1970.
Our Condolences to all Brazilians and the Pele’s family in particular.

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