Brazilian football legend Pele dies aged 82

Brazilian football legend Pele has died at the age of 82. His death was announced on his official Twitter page.
"Inspiration and love marked the journey of King Pele, who peacefully passed away today. Love, love and love, forever." - Pele's Twitter account tweeted.


Pele was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century. He is the only player to win the three FIFA World Cups in his international career.

In 1999, he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee and was included in the Time list of the 100 most important people of the 20th century.



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