In a statement, Santos, the Brazilian team where Pelé played. Said that the Vila Belmiro Stadium outside of Sao Paulo is where the public can pay their last respects. On Monday and Tuesday, Pelé’s funeral will be held at the stadium where he played some of his best soccer matches. In a statement, Santos, the Brazilian team where Pelé played. Said that the Vila Belmiro Stadium outside of Sao Paulo is where the public can pay their last respects.
After a prolonged battle with cancer, Pelé, whose full name was Edson Arantes do Nascimento, passed away on Thursday. He was 82. According to Santos, the coffin carrying the three-time World Cup champion. Will depart Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo early on Monday and be positioned in the center of the field. Visitation will begin on Monday at 10 a.m.
The body of Pelé will be carried through Santos’s streets and buried in front of Celeste, his 100-year-old mother. According to recent media reports in Brazil, Pelé’s mother is unable to leave her bed and is not lucid. The vertical Santos cemetery known as the Memorial Necrópole Ecumênica will be the location of the burial. The majority of Pelé’s life was spent in Santos, where he owns a house. His final years were spent in Guarujá.
Neither the hospital nor his family has indicated whether it had reached other organs. He got back to the Albert Einstein clinic on Nov. 29 with Coronavirus and respiratory contamination. His cancer had advanced, according to a statement from the hospital last week. Pelé is one of Brazil’s all-time leading goal scorers with 77 goals. Led the team to World Cup victories in 1958, 1962, and 1970. During the World Cup in Qatar this year, Neymar beat Pelé’s record.