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Football icon Pele given joyous send-off

Football icon Pele given joyous send-off

If Monday's wake for Brazilian football legend Pele was a day of reflection, Tuesday's funeral cortege was one of carnivalesque proportions. The 82-year-old, who many regarded as the world's best football player, died on 29

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Beautified football, iconised no. 10 jersey – Mahama mourns Pele’s passing

Beautified football, iconised no. 10 jersey – Mahama mourns Pele’s passing

Former President John Dramani Mahama has joined thousands mourning the passing of iconic footballer Pele. He described the three-time World Cup winner as “one of the greatest footballers that ever lived, beautified the game and

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Pele: A sporting icon who made football beautiful

Pele: A sporting icon who made football beautiful

Outside the Albert Einstein hospital in São Paulo, fans started gathering when they heard the news of Pele passing. Some were dressed in the number 10 shirt Pele wore when playing for Santos. Outside a

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Football icon Pele passes away at age 82

Football icon Pele passes away at age 82

Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, he is credited with scoring a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during

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Qatar 2022: Brazil head coach Tite steps down after quarterfinal exit

Qatar 2022: Brazil head coach Tite steps down after quarterfinal exit

Brazil coach Tite has confirmed he will leave the role after his side were knocked out of the World Cup by Croatia on penalties in the quarter-finals. The 61-year-old said before the tournament that he

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Qatar2022: Croatia beats Brazil 4-2 on penalties

Qatar2022: Croatia beats Brazil 4-2 on penalties

Brazil are out of the ongoing 2022 World Cup competition after suffering a 4-2 defeat at the hands of their Croatian counterparts. The 2018 runners-up make the last four again. After a tense 90 minutes

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Qatar 2022: Breathtaking Brazil blow South Korea away

Qatar 2022: Breathtaking Brazil blow South Korea away

Brazil coach Tite did not produce the night's smoothest dance moves but the sight of the sober-suited elder statesman gyrating with his players on the touchline epitomised this football carnival. Tite cut an incongruous figure

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Qatar 2022: Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus and Telles ruled out of tournament with injuries

Qatar 2022: Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus and Telles ruled out of tournament with injuries

Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles have been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after picking up injuries in Brazil's 1-0 defeat by Cameroon on Friday. The pair both sustained right knee injuries

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