Pelé’s funeral live: latest news from his wake in Brazil.
Gianni InfantinoFIFA boss, once again causes a stir on social networks and in the world of football, this time at the wake of Pele at the Santos stadium in Brazil, as he was caught taking ‘selfies’ a few meters from the open coffin of the ‘canarinha’ star
The Swiss-Italian was one of the first to arrive in Brazil to say goodbye to Edson Arantes Do Nascimento and has participated in the two days of commemoration for the former player. “The whole world knows Pelé and knows what Pelé did for football. He made people fall in love with football ”, he declared before the press.
However, despite the heartfelt words, the fans did not forgive what they considered a lack of respect for one of the greatest football stars and showed their rejection through social networks.
At the same funeral, Infantino made a controversial suggestion. “We are going to honor the ‘king’ as he deserves. We will ask all the federations in the whole world, the 111 countries, to name a stadium in each country with the name of Pelé, because young people have to know and remember who he was”.
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