“Rest in Peace, Pele”: Argentina’s Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina’s World Cup-winning team, posted pictures of himself and “The King” from better occasions to Instagram on Thursday to send Brazilian football legend Pele farewell.
Messi wrote: “Rest in peace, Pele.”
Lionel Messi via Instagram: “Descanse em paz, Pelé”. ✨🖤 pic.twitter.com/EjQAI2DS1y
— CHOQUEI (@choquei) December 29, 2022
Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina, also paid respect to the late legend.
“One of the greatest footballers in history has left us. We will always remember those years when Pele dazzled the world with his skills. A big hug to his family and to the people of Brazil who will carry him in their hearts.”
Nos ha dejado uno de los mejores futbolistas de la historia. Recordaremos siempre aquellos años en donde Pelé deslumbró al mundo con sus habilidades.
Un gran abrazo a su familia y al pueblo de Brasil que lo llevará en el corazón ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/HoaskgnaJC
— Alberto Fernández (@alferdez) December 29, 2022