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Building Where Late Brazilian Soccer Star Pele Was Buried

Late Brazilian Football Star, Pele was reportedly buried in the Memorial Necropolis Ecumenica, a Vertical Cemetery in his home city Sautos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil.

It is the highest Cemetery in the world.

The Cemetery has 32 floors and occupies a total of 1.8 hectares of land.

It contains approximately 16,000 graves.

Pele was buried on the 9th floor on January, 3rd 2023.

The Brazilian Football Legend, Pele’s remains reportedly arrived Tuesday at the Cemetery after three days of national mourning, a 24-hour wake and a massive funeral procession.

Pele, considered by many, the best Soccer player ever, led Brazil to three world cup championship in 1958, 1962, and 2970.

He was one of the world’s most famous athletes in the 1960s and 1970s.

Pele was born Edison Arantes do Nascimento in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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