Pelé – Brazil’s football legend, has died – BBC News

Pelé, widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time, has died.

He was 82 and had been suffering from cancer.

He scored a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during a 21-year career, including 77 goals in 92 matches for his country.

He’s the only player to win the World Cup three times, lifting the trophy in 1958, 1962 and 1970.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Dan Roan, Joe Wilson and Katy Watson in Brazil.

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