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Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

en Bollywood News Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

Pele’s daughter took to social media and announced the demise of the legendary Brazilian footballer.

The legendary Brazilian footballer player, Pele passed away at the age of 82. A post breaking the saddening news was shared on Pele’s official social media handle on Thursday. Pele rose from barefoot squalor to become one of the finest and most well-known football players. Fans of the late footballer across the globe have plunged in deep sorrow. Among many others, a bunch of Bollywood celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor Khan and others have also taken to their respective social media handle to pay tribute to the “legend”.

Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

While most of them dedicated an Instagram story to mourn the loss, Jr Bachchan penned a heartfelt note. He shared two photos of Pele, and wrote, “As a child my father introduced me to Pelé and his magic. And thus began a lifelong love for football. We had shelves filled with VHS tapes of his and the Brazilian team’s matches.”

He further added, “I would religiously watch them with my father. A magician we’ve all been blessed to witness. A few years ago, whilst visiting India I somehow managed to get an autographed jersey of his. It has pride of placement in my office.” He signed off by writing, “Thank you, sir for teaching us about joga bonito and being such a hero and idol to billions. Rest in Peace to the greatest!”

 

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Meanwhile, Vicky Kaushal, Nimrat Kaur, and Guru Randhawa shared the image of Pele on their Instagram story and expressed their grief. Simultaneously, Kareena Kapoor Khan shared an old picture of Pele, standing on a football ground, and used a GIF reading “King”. While Arjun Kapoor kept his Instagram story for Pele caption less, Shilpa Shetty Kundra called him a “legend”.

Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

Pele passes away at 82: Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and other celebs mourn the loss of legendary Brazilian footballer

Coming back to the announcement post, it featured a monochrome picture of the Soccer star. “Inspiration and love marked the journey of King Pelé, who peacefully passed away today. On his journey, Edson enchanted the world with his genius in sport, stopped a war, carried out social works all over the world and spread what he most believed to be the cure for all our problems: love,” read an excerpt of the caption written by his daughter.


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