Brazilian Football Legend, Pele Dies at 82


A Brazilian three times World Cup winners, Pele is dead.

The football legend who has been battling with cancer fo sometimes died today 29th of December 2022 at the age of 82 years.

Reacting to his death, Former Senator President, Bukola Saraki took to his Facebook page to mourn the death of Pele.

Saraki post read:

“The death of Brazilian football legend Pelé has shaken the world. He was undeniably gifted, and his name will remain immortalized in our minds. He will be remembered as one of the most iconic figures in the history of the sport.

I recall watching him play and admiring his superb footballing ability in awe. He inspired generations, and his legacy will continue to live on in the countless players he has influenced.

Today, as the world pays homage to one of the greatest footballers of all time, we honour his greatness and recognize the immense impact he had on the game. It is hard to imagine a world without Pelé, but we take solace in knowing that his memory and legacy will live on.

I express my sincere condolences to his family, friends and the people of Brazil during this difficult time. He will be dearly missed.”

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