Brazilian Professional Footballer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento also known as Pelé dies of Colon Cancer at the age of 82.
His daughter made the announcement on her Instagram page
Pele, who played as a forward and was regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA, was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century.
He rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history.
Pele before his dead had been in and out of the hospital.