Mikel Obi, Ronaldo Nazário react to Pele’s death
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and former Inter Milan striker Ronaldo Nazário have reacted to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele.
Mikel Obi wished Pele to rest in peace, while Ronaldo said Pele’s legacy would transcend generations.
Pele, 82, died on Thursday evening after battling cancer.
Pele’s family announced his death in a post on his official Instagram page on Thursday evening.
Reacting, Mikel Obi, in a post via his Instagram account, wrote, “Rest in power, Lee.”
On his part, Ronaldo wrote: “Unique. Cool. Technical. Creative. Perfect." one of a kind. Where Pelé arrived, he stayed. Without ever leaving the top, he leaves us today. The king of football – only one The greatest of all time
“The world of mourning The sadness of parting mixed with the immense pride of the written history.
“What a privilege to come after you, my friend. Your talent is a school every player should go through. Your legacy will transcend generations. And that’s how it will stay alive. Today and always, we celebrate you. Thank you, Pelé. "Rest in peace.”
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