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Just In: Football Legend ‘Pele’ is Dead

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Just In: Football Legend 'Pele' is Dead

Just In: Football Legend ‘Pele’ is Dead.

In what comes as sad news, the death of Brazil legend Pele has been announced. According to reports, Pele passed away aged 82 following a battle with cancer.

His death is coming after the football legend had been battling with health issues for years.

Pele who is known as the greatest player to ever play football was pictured in a wheelchair at the 2018 World Cup and was taken into hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion a month after the tournament.

Just In: Football Legend 'Pele' is Dead

Shortly before his death, Pele had been receiving regular treatment from doctors ever since undergoing surgery to have a tumor on his colon removed in September 2021 but had been readmitted to the hospital towards the end of 2022. His condition failed to improve, with Pele remaining in hospital in Sao Paulo throughout the 2022 World Cup and then for Christmas, as his family confirmed.

Since he had been at the hospital, Pele’s daughter, Kely Nascimento, had been providing regular updates on Pele’s health.

Unfortunately, his death was confirmed on December 29.

Many have already started sending in their condolences for the legendary footballer.

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Just In: Football Legend ‘Pele’ is Dead.

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