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Pelé’s body is already in the Santos stadium and the first authorities arrive for the wake

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the funeral of Pele It will begin this Monday at 10:00 a.m. but for several hours before, thousands of Brazilians formed lines to enter the venue, in the midst of a strong security operation.

The fans who pay tribute to the Brazilian star will enter through one of the stalls of the field and will retrace the corridors formed by fences, near the coffin located inside a tent in the center of the playing field.

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Behind it, all the floral motifs sent by different personalities will be located to pay homage to the best Brazilian soccer player in all of history.

The pitch stands were lined with large flags with different messages: “Long live the King”, “Pelé 82 years old”, “Santos Shirt 10” and “The only one who stops a war”in relation to the truce originated in a civil conflict in Nigeria for his visit in 1969.

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The minister of Federal Supreme Court, Gilmar Mendeswas the first government authority to arrive this morning at vila belmiro.

Pelé will be veiled at the club where he spent almost his entire career (1956-1974) before retiring in USA.

With Saints, “O King” won more than 20 titles, including the Libertadores and Intercontinental Cups of 1962 and 1963.

The Brazilian star passed away last Thursday at the age of 82 in the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulowhere he remained in palliative care after an extensive fight against colon cancer.

Source: Ambito

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