Paying Tribute To Pelé, Dubbed The “King Of Football” By Brazil

Pelé, dubbed the “king of football,” passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. Tributes have flooded in. The footballing superstar became one of the most recognizable sports celebrities of the 20th century after winning a record-tying three World Cups. To see how the globe responded to the news of his demise, see FRANCE 24’s blog below. All times are in GMT+1 Paris time.

Since 2021, Pelé has had therapy for colon cancer. According to the hospital where he had spent the previous month receiving treatment for the malignancy, he passed away from multiple organ failure.
The death of Pelé’s football superstar father was revealed by his daughter on Instagram with the caption “The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten.”
The guy has received several tributes from other athletes, major athletic organizations, and other people. He was admired for his footballing prowess and complimented for his kindness off the field.