Pele, one of the greatest footballers of all time, has died at the age of 82.
His death was announced by his agent Joe Fraga. He had recently spent time at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo.
The world of football has already started to come together to pay tribute to the Brazilian icon and we will be bringing you live reaction to the sad news.
Santos pay tribute
Pele made his debut for Santos aged just 15 and was handed his first full Brazil cap at 16. He scored on his debut for his nation, and remains the youngest-ever scorer for Brazil 65 years later.
Pele is Santos’ all-time top goalscorer with 643 goals from 659 games and helped the Brazilian side to win multiple trophies, including six league titles, the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores and also 1962 and 1963 Intercontinental Cup.
— Santos FC (@SantosFC) December 29, 2022