Pele, who died at the age of 82 from multiple organ failure after his advanced cancer, said in a statement made on his social media account, “King Pele‘s inspiring journey of love has come to an end as of today. Pele, who fascinated the world with the genius he added to sports, stopped the war with his actions throughout his life and contributed to the benefit of society. He carried out many studies. Pele believed most in the power of love to cure all problems. This message of his is the legacy he gave to future generations. Stay with love always.” expressions were used.
After Pele’s death, many star players posted condolences on their social media accounts.
Condolences from Messi, Mbappe, Ronado and Neymar
Argentina’s star Lionel Messi, who won the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar, shared his photos with Pele and said, “Rest in peace, Pele.” wrote your message.
French player Kylian Mbappe, one of the stars of the tournament, said: “The king of football left us, but his legacy will never be forgotten.” made its assessment.
Portuguese star football player Cristiano Ronaldo, who shared a photo of him receiving a plaque from Pele, said:
“My condolences to all of Brazil and to Pele’s family. Just saying ‘goodbye’ to Pele, the eternal King, will never be enough to express the pain the football world is feeling right now. He has inspired millions of people. He left a legacy. Even though we live in distant places, he always showed a sincere closeness to me whenever we met. He will always live in the memory of football fans and will never be forgotten.”
Brazilian star Neymar, who shared the photo of Pele wearing the crown and wrote an emotional message, also gave the following views:
“Before Pele, ’10’ was just a number. I read these expressions somewhere and they touched my life. These sentences are beautiful and a little incomplete. Before Pele, football was just a sport. Pele changed everything. He became the voice of the poor and black people. He made the Brazilian people visible to the world. Thanks to the King’s contributions, football and Brazil’s reputation in the world has changed. He is gone, his magic will remain with us. Pele is immortal.”
Sharing a photo of Pele celebrating a goal, French President Emmanuel Macron said, “Football. King. Infinity.” used the phrases.
Mesut Özil, wearing the Medipol Başakşehir jersey, said: “Pele, one of the greatest legends of this game, rest in peace. Your legacy will always last. Maradona and Pele in the ‘Paradise’ team will always remain invincible.” expressed his feelings.
Gary Lineker, one of the former British legend players, said, “Pele, the most devoted and cheerful face to football, died. Few football players have had his matches. He lifted the most important trophy of football 3 times with that wonderful yellow jersey. You may have left us, but in football every time In time you will remain among the immortals.” wrote your message.
Jack Wilshere, one of the former English football players who highlighted Pele’s gallantry, said, “I am very lucky to have had the opportunity to meet him and change jerseys. We also had a short conversation about this game that we love so much. Your words will always stay with me. These days, ‘legend’ is a very easy thing to say. It became the word. The real legend is Pele.” expressed his views.
Emphasizing that he has many memories with the Brazilian legend player, Geoff Hurst, one of the former English football players, said, “The best player I played against was unquestionably Pele. He will remain the best of all time for me. I am very lucky to share the same field with him. Rest in peace and thank you. ” shared his feelings.
Clubs and federations have not forgotten Pele either.
Turkish Football Federation, “One of the greatest legends of world football, Brazilian Pele passed away at the age of 82. Endless thanks for your unforgettable contributions to football, rest in peace Pele.” wrote your message.
“The Big Three” shared photos and messages about Pele’s death from their English social media accounts. Galatasaray; “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of football’s greatest icons, Pele. His legacy and achievements will continue to be fondly remembered by everyone around the world. Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. Legend, rest in peace.” Fenerbahce; “We express our sincere condolences to the family of Pele, one of the greatest in football history.” used the phrases.
The first club of the Brazilian football player Santos, the English Football Federation, England’s Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Fulham, West Ham United, Spanish clubs Barcelona, Real Madrid and many world-famous teams also issued a condolence message for Pele.