new Delhi : One of the greatest players in the world and the great Brazilian footballer Pele has passed away. Due to the death of Pele, there is a wave of mourning not only in the sports world but in the whole world. People are expressing their grief of his departure in their own way. Pele, the only player to win the FIFA World Cup three times, has died at the age of 82. This information was given by his daughter Kelly Nascimento on her Instagram.
Pele was suffering from cancer
Significantly, the magician of football Pele was suffering from cancer. Because of which he was admitted to the hospital on 29 November due to difficulty in breathing. Where he died. Giving information about her father’s death, his daughter Kelly Nascimento wrote, ‘Whatever we are, it is because of you. We love you infinitely. Be at peace.
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- 1279 goals
- 3 FIFA World Cup
- 6 Brazilian league titles
- 2 Copa Libertadores
- fifa player of the century
- Time’s 100 most important people of the century
Significantly, Pele was born on 23 October 1940 in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pele’s father’s name was Dondinho and mother’s name was Celeste Arantes. Dondinho and Celeste named their first son after Thomas Edison, one of the greatest inventors in history, according to information provided by the FIFA World Cup. His family nicknamed him ‘Dico’, but he was nicknamed ‘Pele’ at school due to a mispronunciation of Brazilian goalkeeper Biles.