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The world loses Pelé, the greatest in the history of football, dead at the age of 82

Pelé died this Thursday, December 29, 2022, aged 82. Édson Arantes do Nascimento, the King of Football, was undergoing palliative care, unable to respond to chemotherapy for bowel cancer. The best-known Brazilian in the world, Pelé had been treated against the disease since September 2021.

Born in the city of Três Corações (MG) in 1940, Pelé conquered the world thanks to football. He was recognized wherever he went, by the people and personalities from all spheres of society.

Pelé is survived by six children, Kelly Cristina, Jennifer, Edinho, from his marriage to Rosemeri dos Reis; Joshua and . . .

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