Football stars around the world mourned, through their accounts on social media, the Brazilian football legend Pele, who died Thursday, at the age of 82.

And his daughter, Kelly Nascimento, confirmed through her official account on Instagram, the death of the only player who won the World Cup 3 times.

Football stars published, through their accounts, pictures of them with the Brazilian legend Pele, expressing their grief after his death, talking about his achievements in the world of football.

In the context of global interaction, Brazilian star Neymar wrote on Instagram: "I would like to say that Pele changed everything. He turned football into art, into entertainment."

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He added, "He gave a voice to the poor and blacks in particular, he gave a vision to Brazil. Football and Brazil have raised their status thanks to the king. He is gone, but his magic will remain."

As for the Argentine Lionel Messi, he published through his account on "Instagram" a set of pictures of him accompanied by Pele, with a brief comment that said: "Rest in peace."

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In turn, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo wrote on his Instagram account: "My deepest condolences to all of Brazil, especially to the family of Mr. Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Just a 'goodbye' to the eternal King Pele will never be enough to express the pain that currently embraces the entire football world."

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Ronaldo added, "The affection he has always shown me is reciprocated in every moment we shared, even from a distance. He will never be forgotten and his memory will live forever in all of us football fans."

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The Brazilian phenomenon, Ronaldo, wrote on Instagram: "Pele is a great, artistic and ethical player at best, unparalleled, as Pele arrived, and never left the summit. Today he left us the king of football."

And the Brazilian player, Marcelo, just tweeted, in which he said: “Thank you for everything, King Pele. Rest in peace.”

Obrigado por tudo, Rei Pelé.

Descanse em paz 🙏🏾👑🇧🇷

- Marcelotwelve (@MarceloM12) December 29, 2022

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon tweeted: "Thanks to your actions, you made pain fall in love with this sport, and you became one of its symbols. Thank you ... for me you will always remain a legend."

Con le tue gesta hai fatto innamorare il mondo di questo sport, diventandone uno dei simple stessi.

Grazie O Rei, per me sei e sarai per semper una leggenda ♥️#Pele

— Gianluigi Buffon (@gianluigibuffon) December 29, 2022

Brazilian star Carlos published a picture of the legend Pele and wrote: "The football world thanks you for everything you have done for us."