World football legend Pele died at the age of 82 on Thursday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Albert Einstein Hospital confirmed the death of Pele. Pele had been struggling with kidney and prostate problems for a few years.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi has expressed his condolences on the death of Pele. He said that Messi will always remember Pele, who is an inspiration to millions. An inspiration to millions, a reference yesterday, today and forever. We will remember the love you showed me every moment even from a distance.’
He has won the World Cup football title three times. Pele won Brazil the World Cup titles in 1958, 1962 and 1970. He was born on 23 October 1940 and died on 29 December 2022.