The former Arsenal stricker , Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor announced that he signed this Monday, January 23, 2023 at the Brazilian Embassy, the book of condolences following the death of ‘King Pelé’.

“May he rest in peace,” he wrote following his visit to the embassy.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known worldwide as King Pelé, won three World Cups and became the first global sports icon. He died on December 29 at the age of 82.

The Brazilian soccer legend was admitted to a São Paulo hospital in late November with a respiratory infection and complications from colon cancer.