Brazil had announced a three-day mourning period which commenced today, Monday, January 2nd, 2023, for the legendary figure in the football world Pele who had sadly passed away at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer.

The coffin of the football icon was led to the Santos stadium, a place he held dear to his heart, and fans had trooped in their numbers to pay their last respect to a legend of the game. It was also revealed that Pele would be buried after a private ceremony on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2022, on the ninth floor of the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica.

He would be facing the Santos stadium directly from his burial site.

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