Pele: Fans on queue to view football legend’s coffin

January 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Many had waited for hours overnight and come from all over the world, to file past the open casket of the footballing icon who was brought to his spiritual home of Santos for one final time. Edson Arantes do Nascimento wasn’t born here, and he didn’t die here. But for 19 seasons, Pele put this place on the map – Read More

Pictures: Brazilians troop out in final farewell to Pele

January 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Brazilians have turned out on the streets to bid an emotional farewell to their national hero Pele after the World Cup legend died last week at the age of 82. The three-time World Cup winner passed away on December 29 after a battle with cancer and supporters ensured they did not miss the chance to say their last goodbye at Read More

Revealed! Exact point where Pele will be buried

January 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Brazilian icon, Pele will be laid to rest on the ninth floor of a vertical cemetery, overlooking the Santos football pitch in his home city, to honour his father who wore the No 9 shirt as a player.Pele will be laid in the vault at the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica on Tuesday, January 3, just a mile away from the stadium Read More

Premier League to honour Pele

December 31, 2022 Editor 0

Premier League and English Football League clubs are set to wear black armbands and hold a minute’s applause to honour Brazil football legend Pele. The three-time World Cup winner passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. Tributes have poured in from across the world and Brazil has declared three days of national mourning. The Premier League’s next round Read More

Revealed! Where Pele will be buried

December 31, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Day after his demise, Monday January 2, 2023 has been scheduled for the burial of late World soccer icon Pele. This was disclosed in a statement by his former Brazil club Santos. The statement made available on Friday reads, “The body of the greatest football player of all time will be laid to rest at Estadio Urbano Caldeira, in Vila Read More

Christmas: Pele remains in hospital as health ‘deteriorates’

December 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Brazil icon Pele will spend Christmas day in hospital with an update released on his health confirming his cancer is worsening. The 82-year-old is continuing to battle colon cancer and was hospitalised in Sao Paulo on November 29. An update on his condition has now revealed he requires care for cardiac and renal dysfunction and has also been treated for Read More

At last, Pele speaks

December 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Legendary footballer, Edson Pele, has updated his fans on his health status. In an Instagram post Saturday, Pele wrote, “My friends, I want to keep everyone calm and positive. “I’m strong, with a lot of hope and I follow my treatment as usual. I want to thank the entire medical and nursing team for all the care I have received. Read More