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Forums - Sports Discussion - Brazilian "King of Football" Pele dead at 82

Edson Arantes do Nascimento (A.K.A. Pelé), died today, December 29. He was at the hospital fighting a cancer and heart problems. He was 82 years old, and named "King of Football", for winning 3 World Cups for Brazil, and having scored over 1.000 goals in his career.

R.I.P.



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The beautiful game and Pele are so intwined that the term always springs to my mind upon hearing his name, R.I.P. your Majesty .



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Very sad to hear, I only knew this guy from his Simpsons cameo years ago and didn't realize he was a real person, so I'm dumb. Tells you all you need to know about my thoughts on football.