Brazilian legend Pele dies aged 82

Pele, one of the all-time great football players from Brazil, passed away at the age of 82. 

After a battle with cancer, the former striker—the first player in history to win three World Cups—died at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo.
Pele, who was raised in poverty in Sao Paulo as Edson Arantes do Nascimento, helped Brazil win the World Cups in 1958, 1962, and 1970. 

With 77 goals in 92 games, Pele is one of Brazil's all-time leading scorers. He rose to fame after Brazil won the 1958 World Cup at the age of 17 by defeating the tournament's hosts, Sweden, by scoring twice in the championship match.

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