MMA stars Ariane Lipski, Charles Oliveira, Alan Jouban pays tribute to Brazilian soccer icon Pelé on social media

Pele, widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time, died Friday night at the age of 82. Famous athletes from many sports have paid their respects to the late great. On social media, mixed martial artists have also paid tribute to the Brazilian icon who passed away.

For a long time, the three-time world cup winner has been suffering from respiratory infections and colon cancer. He has been in the hospital since November of last year. Last week, his situation deteriorated. Pelé’s daughter, Kely Nascimento, confirmed his father’s death on Instagram today.

MMA Stars pay tribute to Pele

Mixed martial artists and fighters from various promotions across the world have paid tribute to Dico. Many fighters regard him as a king, and many regard him as a legend in their tribute post. Several of the posts paying tribute to Pele have been shared below.


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Brazil’s joint-top goal scorer was not just a brilliant footballer, but also one of the greatest players of all time. His legacy will never be forgotten, and he will be remembered as one of the most influential sports figures to ever walk on the earth’s surface.

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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