They pour tributes to Pelé

Tributes to Pelé have arrived from all over the world of football.

The message on his official Instagram account read: “Inspiration and love marked the journey of King Pelé, who died peacefully today.”

The Brazilian Football Association released a photograph of the player with the message: “King Pelé – eternal”

On Instagram, Cristiano Ronaldo offered his heartfelt condolences to all of Brazil, describing Pelé as an inspiration to millions. Frenchman Kylian Mbappé, who has been compared to the maestro, posted:

“The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten”

while French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: “Le Jeu, Le Roi, L’éternité” – The game, the king, eternity.

Brazilian forward Neymar said: “He turned football into art, gave a voice to the poor and black people, and gave visibility to Brazil.”

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