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Lionel Messi statue to stand next to Diego Maradona, Pele at CONMEBOL museum

Messi, holding a replica of the World Cup trophy, stood beside the life-size statue at an unveiling ceremony at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay before the Copa Libertadores draw on Monday.

Argentina's Lionel Messi poses with a statue of himself holding the World Cup during the Conmebol event. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 10:48 AM IST
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Pele to be honoured at Eden Gardens during India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI

The Cricket Association of Bengal will pay tribute to Pele, who had played at the Eden Gardens for the New York Cosmos against Mohun Bagan in 1977.

Pele playing for the New York Cosmos against Mohun Bagan(AIFF)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 10:06 PM IST

Pele gets resting place in world's tallest vertical cemetery

Located in Santos, the southeastern port city where "The King" played most of his storied career, the cemetery has a total area of 40,000 square meters (430,000 square feet) and features a 24-hour restaurant, a chapel, an automobile museum, a small fish pond and an aviary.

The casket of late Brazilian soccer great Pele is draped in the Brazilian and Santos FC soccer club flags as his remains are transported from Vila Belmiro stadium, where he laid in state, to the cemetery during his funeral procession in Santos, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)(AP)
Updated on Jan 04, 2023 01:43 PM IST

Brazil's president Lula pays last respects at football great Pele's coffin

Brazil: Lula's inauguration ceremony began with a minute's silence for Pele.

Brazil: Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is seen.(AFP)
Published on Jan 03, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Final respects for Pele, Brazil bids farewell to 'king of soccer'

Mourners lined up to see Pele's body in an open casket in the centre of the field at the Vila Belmiro stadium, home of the Santos Football Club. Pele died on Thursday at 82 after battling colon cancer.

People pay their last respects to the late Brazilian soccer great Pele whose lies in state at Vila Belmiro stadium in Santos, Brazil.(AP)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 02:20 AM IST
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