RIP Pele: Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor Khan and others pay heartfelt tributes to the ‘King of Football’

Celebs pay emotional tribute to Pele
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RIP Pele: Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor and other Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities paid heartfelt tributes on the demise of the legendary goalball player on Friday (December 30). The ‘King of Football’ was 82 and died peacefully at his home in the presence of his family. Pele’s daughter, Kelly Nascimento, posted a social media update, where she shared a photo of herself with her family members and wrote: “We have to take care of each other, and hold on tight.” It was said that the superstar player’s condition was deteriorating recently and he was kept under “advanced care” related to “kidney and cardiac dysfunction”.

From the sports fraternity to film personalities, tributes poured in for Brazilian football legend Pele. Kareena Kapoor, who is currently on a family vacation in Switzerland, shared a picture of Pele on her Instagram stories and wrote “RIP.” On the other hand, Vicky Kaushal also dedicated a few posts to the legendary footballer. The post read, “When Maradona died, Pele said he hoped someday he would ‘play ball with Maradona in the sky’.”

Abhishek Bacchan He also paid tribute to Pelé, saying, “As a child my father introduced me to Pelé and his magic. And thus began a lifelong love for football. We have VHS tapes of matches between him and the Brazilian team.” There were shelves full of .

He further added, “A few years back, during a tour of India, I somehow managed to get his autographed jersey. It’s a pride to have in my office. For teaching us about Joga Bonito and such a hero.” And thank you sir for being a role model.” Arabs. Rest in the greatest peace!”

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Image source: InstagramCelebs pay emotional tribute to Pele

India Tv - Celebs pay emotional tribute to Pele

Image source: InstagramCelebs pay emotional tribute to Pele

Madhur Bhandarkar also tweeted, “Farewell, Pele. (broken heart emoticon) You changed the history of football. One of the greatest ever to grace the beautiful game, Sir. Your legacy will live on in our hearts forever. #RIP ” while Anupam Kher Said, “Dear Pele! You and your game, and the way you played it, will always be a #gamechanger for millions of people all over the world. Whether they play football or not. Thank you for your inspiring life. #replaceand #omshanti #Pele.”

Meanwhile, Pelé made scoring look easy, getting the ball into the net in the most varied and beautiful of ways – dribbling past defenders, unleashing powerful shots, well-placed free kicks or using firm headers. Nearly 1,090 of his goals came with Brazilian club Santos, and 95 were scored with the Brazil national team.

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