Brazilian football icon Pele passes away at age 82.

The family of Brazilian football star Pele confirmed his death on Thursday at the age of 82 following a battle with cancer.

Pele, real name Edson Arantes do Nascimento, was a three-time World Cup champion and largely recognized as the greatest football player of all time.

“Thanks to you, we are everything we are. You have our undying love. Daughter Kely Nascimento posted a message of condolence on Instagram on Thursday.

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