Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at 82
Pele, the legendary Brazilian soccer player who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died on Thursday at the age of 82.
The death of the only man to win the World Cup three times as a player was confirmed by his daughter Kely Nascimento on Instagram.
Pele had been undergoing chemotherapy on a regular basis since he had a tumor removed from his colon in September 2021.
He was idolised by many as the god of football as he brought so much joy to those that watched him play.
His record of winning three world cups with Brazil speaks so much about the Brazilian Legend.
Pele who has been sick for some time now has been rumoured to be dead but on Thursday, 29th December 2022, he finally gave up his ghost.
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