Just In: Football legend, Pele dies at 82

Football lovers all around the world mourn the death of famous Brazil football legend, Pele who has died at the age of 82.


Pele was said to have been battling colon cancer and reportedly spent Christmas in the hospital. He was receiving treatment for cardiac and renal dysfunction, before his death.

His sad demise was confirmed today, 29th of December, 2022. Pele’s daughter, Kely Nascimento confirmed the news on Instagram, in a post that read:

“Everything we are is thanks to you. We love you infinitely. Rest in peace.”


His death was also further confirmed via the official page of ESPN. The post read:

“Brazil legend Pelé has died at the age of 82.

The original GOAT. A trailblazer. One of the finest players to ever lace up.

He will be missed by millions.”

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