We are heartbroken to announce that Brazilian soccer legend Pele has passed away. He will always be remembered as one of the greatest players of all time and a true icon of the beautiful game.
Pele, whose full name was Edson Arantes do Nascimento, is widely considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time. He is known for his incredible skill and technique on the field, as well as his sportsmanship and gracious personality off the field.
Some highlights of Pele's magical soccer career include:
Winning the World Cup three times with the Brazilian national team (1958, 1962, and 1970)
Scoring a record 1,281 goals in his career
Being the all-time top scorer for the Brazilian national team with 77 goals
Winning numerous domestic and international titles with his club teams, including Santos and the New York Cosmos
Being named FIFA World Player of the Century in 1999
Being inducted into the Brazilian Football Museum Hall of Fame and the National Soccer Hall of Fame
Pele's impact on the sport of soccer was immeasurable, and he will always be remembered as a true legend of the game.
Rest in Peace LEGEND!