- By Lori Macatee
- Last updated on
- Investigation April 2023
- Rumor Central April 2023
The King Pelé died in São Paulo on December 29, 2022 at the age of 82. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed footballers of his generation.
Fans of Pelé along with the rest of the sports world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Pelé, a cultural icon
Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in Três Corações on October 23, 1940, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Brazilian history. Pelé was not just a great footballer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
Although Pelé is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Pelé.
© 2023 MediaMass All rights reserved. Do not reproduce (even with permission).
Pelé: Recent News