Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were part of those who reacted to the death of the great football legend. Football clubs and the federations of almost every football nation also reacted to the bad news.
Farewell to the King. The master of the beautiful game.
Rest in peace, Pelé. 💙 pic.twitter.com/Cd7xccxX9B
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) December 29, 2022
Rest in peace to one of the greatest legends of the game🖤⚽😥
Your legacy will live forever.
I'm sure 'Heaven FC' with Maradona and Pele together will be invincible forever 🏼🇧🇷🏆🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/KimzUxhIik
— Mesut Özil (@M10) December 29, 2022
We express our sorrow following the sad passing of football icon and Brazilian great Edson Arantes Do Nascimento ‘Pele.’ We mourn his demise with the rest of the football family worldwide and the Brazilian football family in particular. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/gtEkenk60M
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) December 29, 2022
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Pele, an extraordinarily gifted footballer who transcended our sport and inspired millions throughout his remarkable career.
Our thoughts and sincere condolences go to Pele’s family and friends. pic.twitter.com/ocr5KF239t
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 29, 2022
We are truly saddened to hear the news of Pele’s passing.
As a club, we had the privilege of hosting Pele in 1981, at Highbury. A memory we will always cherish.
Our thoughts, along with entire football community are with Pele's loved ones today. pic.twitter.com/PZgWmXvSRh
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) December 29, 2022
The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten.
RIP KING 💔👑… pic.twitter.com/F55PrcM2Ud
— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) December 29, 2022
Hoje o Brasil dá adeus a um de seus filhos mais ilustres: Pelé, o rei do futebol. Eleito o atleta do século, Edson Arantes do Nascimento fez o mundo se curvar diante do seu talento, levando o futebol brasileiro ao altar dos deuses. pic.twitter.com/UBcHttRPcZ
— Romário (@RomarioOnze) December 29, 2022
A sad day for football around the world.
Brazilian legend and three times World Cup winner Pele has passed away at the age of 82.
Rest in peace Edson Arantes do Nascimento pic.twitter.com/ozE9qAJ7H7
— Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) December 29, 2022
A Sporting Legend.
Rest in Peace King Pele 🕊️ pic.twitter.com/AmehPBOR30
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) December 29, 2022
Pelé was one of the greatest to ever play the beautiful game. And as one of the most recognizable athletes in the world, he understood the power of sports to bring people together. Our thoughts are with his family and everyone who loved and admired him. pic.twitter.com/urGRDePaPv
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 29, 2022