A man sits outside the Vila Belmiro stadium in Santos before the wake for Pele. Photo: AP
A man sits outside the Vila Belmiro stadium in Santos before the wake for Pele. Photo: AP
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Farewell to Pele: wake and procession in Santos as Brazil honours football’s ‘King’

  • Fans and dignitaries set to flock to 24-hour public wake at stadium of his former club Santos before procession through the streets
  • It follows three days of national mourning and a minute’s silence at the inauguration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

A man sits outside the Vila Belmiro stadium in Santos before the wake for Pele. Photo: AP
A man sits outside the Vila Belmiro stadium in Santos before the wake for Pele. Photo: AP
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