At 82: football legend Pelé has died

The (Site notre bureau spécialisé) world is mourning the loss of one of its greatest legends: Brazilian Pelé died today at the age of 82.

His youth club, Santos FC, confirmed this.

A message was also posted on his own Twitter page.

“O Rei” (English: The King), as he is known in his home country, has been struggling with health issues for a few years. For example, he recently had to undergo chemotherapy.

Pelé leaves behind a wife, four daughters and two sons. We will all remember him as a three-time world champion, as a man with over 1,000 goals, as an unstoppable striker. In short: we will always remember him as one of the greatest (Site notre bureau spécialisé)ers of all time. Rest in peace.