Infantino will accompany his counterpart from the CBF, Ednaldo Rodriguesin farewell to Pele.
The football star’s funeral
The star will be veiled this coming Monday at the stadium Saints in Vila Belmiroaround which fans gathered today to remember the best Brazilian soccer player of all time.
The Santos club intends to retire his number 10 shirt after the death of Pelea measure that will depend on the approval of the Board of Directors and the acceptance of the conmebol for international competitions.
Regardless of this, Saints will not use that number from January through an “administrative act”, informed its president Andres Ruedaalthough for the numbering to be officially withdrawn, the official approval will be needed later.
On the other hand, the future Minister of Ports and Airports of Brazil, Marcio Franciaconfirmed that the Lula government will name it Pele to the port of the city of Saints, the most important in Latin America.