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  • Thousands bid farewell to Pelé

    CNN  —  Soccer great Pelé was laid to rest on Tuesday after thousands lined the streets in the city of Santos to view his funeral procession. The procession had started at the Urbano Caldeira Stadium, home of Pelé’s former club Santos, and his coffin was carried through the streets of Santos, including the street where…

  • Pelé's coffin is placed in the middle of the pitch in Brazil's final farewell

    CNN  —  Brazilians have started paying their final respects to football great Pelé with a 24-hour public wake, which began on Monday at the Urbano Caldeira Stadium, the home of his former football club, Santos. The wake is open to the public and mourners began entering the stadium Monday morning. On Tuesday, a funeral procession…