Brazilian soccer king Pelé dies

Rio de Janeiro-Brazil September 10, 2014 - Pele during the inauguration of the football field, Mineira community in the central zone of Rio de Janeiro

Pelé was 82 years old. He died on Thursday.

Football legend Pelé died on Thursday at the age of 82, his family announced. The Brazilian star had been suffering from cancer since September 2021 and had since been in palliative care.

Considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, Pelé won the World Cup three times.

More information to come.