Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, & Mbappe pay their tribute to the late Pele.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi & pay their respects to the late Pele.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, & Mbappe pay their tribute to the late Pele.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, & Mbappe pay their tribute to the late Pele.

honours “eternal King Pele,” as Lionel Messi and also pay their respects.

The Portuguese football superstar has characterized Pele as a “reference” point for the of football, both in the past and present, as well as still for the future.

Sadly, the Brazilian superstar died on Thursday at the age of 82. He is the only player to have won three World Cups and was regarded as the for decades.

Just a few others have ever come near him in that sense… Maradona, who passed away himself in 2020, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

“My deep condolences to all of Brazil, and in particular to the family of Edson Arantes do Nascimento,” the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star posted on social media.

“A mere ‘goodbye’ to the eternal King Pele will never be enough to express the pain that the entire football world is currently embracing.

“An inspiration to so many millions, a reference yesterday, today and forever. The love you always showed me was reciprocated in every moment we shared even from distance.

“He will never be forgotten and his memory will live forever in each and every one of us football lovers. in peace King Pele.”


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Lionel Messi and were among the other leading stars of today to share tributes.

Messi posted a much shorter message alongside an image of the pair that read, in peace.”

 

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Mbappe, the player many now expect to go on and become the best in the world over the coming years and who like Pele won the World Cup as a teenager, said, “The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten. RIP KING.”

 

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