Pele Dies at 82: Brazilian Football Legend With 3 World Cup Wins

The Only 3 Time FIFA
World Cup Winner

Pele, one of the greatest football icons and the only player to win FIFA World Cup thrice, died at the age of 82 on Dec 29

Pele’s Daughter
On His Demise

Pele's daughter Kely Nascimento took to Instagram to announce the news. "Everything we are is thanks to you. We love you infinitely. Rest in peace," wrote Kely

Pele Suffered From Cancer

Widely regarded as one of football's greatest players, Pele had been undergoing treatment for colon cancer since 2021. He was admitted to a hospital in Sao Paulo in late November 

3 Days Of Official
Mourning In Brazil

Outgoing President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro has declared three days of official mourning following the death of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, famously called Pele

Football Players Pay
Tribute To The Legend

Brazil superstar Neymar has penned a moving tribute to 'The King'. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo said that a mere "goodbye" to the eternal king Pele will never be enough to express the pain

Messi, Mbappe Pay
Tribute To Pele

Lionel Messi, who recently lifted the FIFA World Cup, took to Instagram to pay tribute to Pele. French football star Kylian Mbappe posted a picture of him and Pele on Instagram and wrote, “The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten. RIP KING.”

A True Legend

Pele, who is credited with coining the phrase "the beautiful game" to refer to football, has scored 77 goals in 92 career appearances for his country

A Football Icon

Pele made his international debut as a 17-year-old and scored a hat trick in the 1958 World Cup final. He later led the charge of arguably the greatest team the world has ever seen, Brazil's world-dominating side of 1970

Pele The King

With Pele’s demise, an era of football comes to an end. But his legacy will keep inspiring generations to come

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