Fans Mourn Pele’s Death Outside Urbano Caldeira Stadium

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Fans gathered on Thursday to pay tribute to Brazilian soccer great Pelé at the Urbano Caldeira Stadium in his hometown Santos, following his death.

The Urbano Caldeira Stadium, also known as Vila Belmiro Stadium, where Pelé played some of the best matches of his career, will also hold his funeral on Monday and Tuesday.

Santos, the club where Pelé played in Brazil, said in a statement that the public will be able to pay their final respects at the stadium, outside Sao Paulo.

Pelé, the legendary Brazilian soccer player who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died on Thursday after a long battle with cancer. He was 82.

The death of the only man to win the World Cup three times as a player was confirmed by his daughter Kely Nascimento on Instagram.

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