It has been made public that Pele, a world-renowned football legend, will be buried on Monday and Tuesday.
Goldennewsng reports that his body will be laid to rest on Tuesday at his Santos home, where he enchanted the world, according to his former club. The wake will be held on Monday.
The Santos football club said in a statement on Thursday that “the wake for the greatest footballer of all time will be held in Urbano Caldeira Stadium, better known as the Vila Belmiro, where he enchanted the world.” They added that Pele would then receive a funeral procession through the streets of the city before a private burial ceremony.
Pele, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 82, was taken from the Albert Einstein Hospital to the Estádio Urbano Caldeira in Vila Belmiro on Monday morning. The coffin will be positioned in the middle of the pitch. The wake is anticipated to start at 10 a.m.
The individuals who need to offer their final appreciation to the Lord of Football will enter through two doors and separate to legislators and the specialists.
A report in the Daily Mail UK states that the ceremony will continue until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, when the parade through Santos’s streets will take place.
It will travel through Canal 6, where Pele’s mother Celeste, who is 100 years old, lives, before arriving at the Ecumenical Necropolis Memorial, where family members will have a private burial.
According to Daily Mail UK, the press will have access through gate 20. Prior registration will be required via email, and the rules will be posted on the club’s official website.
Pele, who had been battling colon cancer for a long time and had been in the hospital since late November, passed away at the age of 82.
Kely Nascimento, the legend’s daughter, wrote in a post to confirm Pele’s passing, “Everything we are is thanks to you.” We are indebted to you. Rest peacefully.
Additionally, the following message was sent to Pele’s official Twitter account’s three million followers: King Pele’s journey was marked by love and inspiration, and he passed away peacefully today. Forever, love, love, and more love.
The only man to win the World Cup three times, first as a 17-year-old in 1958, then in Chile four years later, and finally in Mexico in 1970, has continued to receive tributes.
Pele scored 1,282 objectives in 1,366 games in his football profession, which included 77 of every 92 appearances for his country.
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