FIFA appeals after the death of Brazilian veteran footballer Pele, the stadium should be named after the late player
Brazilian veteran footballer Pele died late on 29 December at the age of 82. His body was taken to Santos Club on January 2. At the same time, an appeal is being made to name the stadium in the name of Pele in the member countries of FIFA.
The shining star of the football world and the great Brazilian footballer Edison “Edson” Arantes do Nascimento KBE aka Pele is no longer with us. The football legend passed away on December 29 due to cancer. Meanwhile, FIFA has now appealed that a stadium be built in the memory of Pele in its member countries.
Explain that there are 211 member countries of FIFA. At the same time, after the death of veteran Pele, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has gone to Brazil to pay his last respects. Here he has also participated in his last journey. There he said that he would appeal to countries to name a stadium after Pele after he played football.
45 years after Pelé played his last match, it is difficult to imagine modern football or Brazil without him. Seventeen-year-old Giovanna Sarmento waited three hours to see Pele’s body, which is kept at the stadium where he played for most of his career. She was accompanied by her father, who was wearing a Brazilian T-shirt bearing the name of Pele. Giovanna said that I am not a fan of Santos and neither is my father. But this man gave a new identity to the Brazilian national team. He made Santos strong, he made it big, how can you not respect him? He is one of the greatest of all time, we need to respect him.
Pele will be given a final farewell
Pele will be buried on Tuesday in the city where he grew up, rose to fame and helped make it the world capital of football. A Catholic Mass will be held at the Villa Belmiro stadium before Pelé’s body is taken in a coffin to the cemetery. Brazil’s newly elected President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to arrive at Vila Belmiro shortly before the casket is removed from the stadium.
Pele died on Thursday at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer. He was the only player to win three World Cups. Thousands of mourners, including high school students and Supreme Court justices, visited Pele’s body on Monday. Pele’s coffin is placed in the midfield area of Vila Belmiro, draped in the flag of Brazil and Santos FC football club.
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