Pele’s first India visit in 38 years turns out to be a royal affair

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Brazilian soccer legend Pele is taken around the stadium in an open jeep while attending the final of the Subroto Cup Under-17 boys final in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is taken around the stadium in an open jeep while attending the final of the Subroto Cup Under-17 boys final in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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Former Brazilian footballer Pele takes a photograph with his mobile phone before the start of the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Former Brazilian footballer Pele takes a photograph with his mobile phone before the start of the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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Pele is taken around the stadium in an open jeep while attending the Subroto Cup soccer for Under-17 boys final match, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Pele is taken around the stadium in an open jeep while attending the Subroto Cup soccer for Under-17 boys final match, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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Legendary Brazilian soccer player Pele waves to the spectators before the start of under-17 boys' final match of Subroto Cup tournament at Ambedkar stadium, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Legendary Brazilian soccer player Pele waves to the spectators before the start of under-17 boys' final match of Subroto Cup tournament at Ambedkar stadium, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha presenting Pele his portrait during the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha presenting Pele his portrait during the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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Pele at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on Sunday. (Prateek Choudhury/HT Photo)

Pele at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on Sunday. (Prateek Choudhury/HT Photo)

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Pele during an interactive session at a college campus in South Kolkata India on Monday. (Subhendu Ghosh/HT Photo)

Pele during an interactive session at a college campus in South Kolkata India on Monday. (Subhendu Ghosh/HT Photo)

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Pele during a press conference, in Gurgaon on Thursday. (Sanjeev verma/HT Photo)

Pele during a press conference, in Gurgaon on Thursday. (Sanjeev verma/HT Photo)

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Brazilian football legend Pele reacts during the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Brazilian football legend Pele reacts during the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium, in New Delhi, India, on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

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