Pele is dead: how, when and where will be the wake of the Brazilian legend of world football

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The last farewell to Pele will last for 24 hours at a vigil that will take place at Santos club stadium. The remains of the crack will remain in the Albert Einstein hospital in San Pablo until Monday morning, when it will be transferred to ‘Vila Belmiro’, located about 60 kilometers away, and where not only family members but also the entire football world will they will find themselves reaping.

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“The vigil should be open to the public and begin at 10am”said a statement released by the club where Pelé played most of his career. He will be buried on Tuesday in the private Ecumenical cemetery Necropole Memorial, also in the city of Santos.

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The coffin will be placed in the center of the field for the wake which concludes at 10am on Tuesday. Then there will be a procession through the streets of Santos, the port city where it was consecrated. He will pass through the Canale 6 area, where Pelé’s mother -Celeste Arantes, 100 years old- lives, and then he will go to the cemetery where he will be buried after a ceremony reserved for family members.

Pele died on Thursday at San Pablo hospital where he had been hospitalized for a month due to multiple organ failure caused by colon cancer diagnosed in 2021.

This was stated by the government of the Brazilian state of São Paulo and the mayor’s office of the city of Santos official seven-day mourning. Despite being born in the neighboring state of Minas Gerais, Pelé’s professional life is linked to São Paulo, the most populous and richest state of Brazil and where the three-time world champion began his career as a Bauru player, until it was not as immortalized as the Santos 10 shirt, in which he lived most of his life and in which he died.

For his part, him The national government has decreed three days of official mourningthat is, until December 31, on the eve of the presidential inauguration of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Source: Clarin

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