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Official Statement about Pele’s death
“Inspiration and love marked the journey of King Pele, who peacefully passed away today. “On his journey, Edson enchanted the world with his genius in sports, stopped a war, carried out social works all over the world, and spread what he most believed to be the cure for all our problems: love.” His message today becomes a legacy for future generations. “Love, love, and love, forever.”Pele died at 3:27 pm Brazilian time (8:27 pm South African time) due to multiple organ failure.