30 december 2022,
The great Brazilian football player Pele has passed away. Pele, who suffered from kidney and prostate problems, died at the age of 82.
In his 21-year-long football career, he has scored 1,281 goals in 1,363 matches and set a world record. He is the only football player who has won the World Cup three times.
Pele was part of Brazil’s World Cup winning teams in 1958, 1962 and 1970. He was also awarded the title of FIFA Player of the Century in 2000.