Funeral clip of Football King 'Pele' resting in a golden mausoleum worth more than 70 million dollars.d19
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Funeral clip of Football King ‘Pele’ resting in a golden mausoleum worth more than 70 million dollars.d19

A long line of people lined up to say goodbye to football legend Pele, the body of the “King of Football” was placed in a coffin and moved from the hospital in Sao Paulo to the Vila Belmiro stadium of Santos Club.

Among those carrying the coffin was also Pele’s son Edinho to carry his father’s body into the Vila Belmiro courtyard.


The body of “Football King” Pele was placed in a coffin and moved into the Vila Belmiro stadium.

On the day of the funeral, thousands of fans were present at the venue to wait for the moment to say goodbye to “Football King” Pele. As Pele’s coffin moved slowly through the streets, crowds of fans stood on both sides of the road to bid him farewell. Many people even set up tents to camp overnight on the streets waiting for the moment to wave goodbye to Pele.

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The coffin of “Football King” Pele as it was carried through some of the streets and also passed the house of his 100-year-old mother, Celeste. There were many fans who loved him at this venue.

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At the Vila Belmiro stadium, Pele’s family, including Pele’s wife, Marcia Cibele Aoki, and their son, as well as a large number of officials, Santos fans, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, were present to celebrate the funeral. ceremony for the “king of football”.

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Reportedly, the FIFA President also called on countries to name Pele for a football field.

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Earlier, Brazil announced the national mourning for 3 days, starting from the night of December 29 (Rio de Janeiro time).

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At the same time, in Europe, the top leagues all observe a minute of silence before each match to commemorate the legend born in 1940.

Pele was born on October 23, 1940 in the city of Tres Coracoes, southeastern Brazil, and was named Edson Arantes do Nascimento, after the American inventor Thomas Edison. He grew up selling peanuts on the street to help his poor family make ends meet. He was soon given the nickname Pele due to the mispronunciation of Bile, the name of the goalkeeper at Vasco de Sao Lourenco, where his father played.

At the age of 15, when he started playing professionally with Santos, the legend began to shine. Many titles he won, including the Intercontinental Cup in 1962-1963.

He scored an all-time record of 1,281 goals in 1,363 games for Santos (1956-1974), Brazil and the New York Cosmos (1975-1977). In addition to his records, he is also remembered for revolutionizing the sport. As the first global soccer star, Pele played a key role in the transformation of football into the sport of kings, taking advantage of his extraordinary abilities despite being just 1.7 meters tall. He played with all his heart, as can be seen in the iconic black and white footage of the 17-year-old bursting into tears after helping Brazil win its first World Cup in 1958.

Pele reached the pinnacle of greatness at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, where he was part of what many consider to be the greatest team of all time, with talents like Rivellino, Tostao and Jairzinho.

Pele holds the recognized and Guinness World Record with 1,279 goals in 1,363 matches, including friendlies.

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