Pele Death Anniversary: A Year Ago On This Day The World Bid Adieu To The GOAT

By: Hrishikesh Damodar | December 29, 2023

Brazilian football legend Pele brought football world to a standstill following his passing away on December 29, 2022

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Pele's funeral procession was four-day event, with several Brazilians mourning the demise of football great

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Over 2 lakh people in Pele's hometown Santos thronged the streets to be part of legend's final journey

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Pele's body was placed at the venue of his first club Santos FC, where many dignitaries, including FIFA President Gianni Infantino paid their respect to the football legend

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Thousands of Brazilians queued outside Santos Football Club to pay their respects to Pele

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Over 2 lakh people in Santiago chanted 'Pele, 1000 goals' to honour his legacy for scoring over 1000 goals throughout his illustrious career

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Football legend Pele was laid to rest on January 3, 2022 at Santos Cemetery

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Pele was the first football superstar, who won three World Cups with Brazil and scored over 1200 goals in his illustrious career

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