Pele Died: 'The player who turned football into an art', Messi-Neymar and Ronaldo pay tribute to Pele

Pankaj Prasad

There is a wave of mourning in the whole football world on the death of Pele.

Pele was one of the greatest and most loved footballers in the world. He died at the age of 82. There is a wave of mourning not only in Brazil but in the whole world and the entire football world on his death. Three of the best footballers of the current generation, Lionel Messi of Argentina, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Neymar of Brazil have paid tribute to Pele.

neymar gets emotional

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has paid tribute to his country's greatest sporting icon, saying before Pele, '10' was just a number. But that beautiful sentence is incomplete. I would say that before Pele, football was just a game. He turned football into an art, filled it with entertainment... Football and Brazil got their name thanks to the King (Pele). He is gone, but his magic will live on. Pele is eternal. Neymar also shared several pictures with Pele.

Messi paid tribute

Argentina's World Cup-winning captain Lionel Messi bids goodbye to Brazilian football legend Pele in his post. Also, Messi shared pictures of himself and "The King". The captain of Argentina wrote - Rest in Peace Pele.

Ronaldo paid tribute

Cristiano Ronaldo shared his pictures with the Brazilian legend. He paid tribute to Pele in a long note on Instagram. Ronaldo wrote- My deepest condolences to all the people of Brazil and especially to the family of Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Farewell to Pele. No words will be enough to express the pain that the entire football world is currently feeling. Pele you were an inspiration to millions. Yesterday, today and forever were a reference. The love you always showed me was reciprocated in every moment we shared even when we were far apart. Pele will never forget you. Your memory will live forever in each one of us football lovers. Rest In Peace King Pele.

Pele died at the age of 82

Let us tell you that one of the greatest footballers of all time, Brazilian legend Pele passed away at the age of 82. The news of his demise was confirmed by his daughter on Instagram late on Thursday night. The former Brazilian footballer, who was battling colon cancer, had stopped responding to chemotherapy treatment. He was admitted to the hospital earlier this month to re-evaluate his cancer treatment and was later diagnosed with a respiratory infection.

Mbappe-Rooney also got emotional

French star Killian Embappe wrote - The king of football has left us, but his legacy will never be forgotten. RIP King. At the same time, former England star footballer Wayne Rooney wrote - Rest in Peace Legend. Robbie Fowler tweeted- One of the greatest players Pele Rest in Peace.