King Pelé died on Thursday December 29, 2022 at the age of 82. On social networks, many football players pay tribute to him. Among them, Kylian Mbappé who shared a nice black and white photo…
King Pelé passed away
The world of football is in mourning. While suffering from cancer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, died this Thursday, December 29, 2022 at the age of 82. Triple world champion, he was considered one of the greatest players of all time. Many football players then paid tribute to him on social networks.
Kylian Mbappé delivers a touching message
Among the football players to have honored the memory of the Brazilian genius is Kylian Mbappé. On his Twitter account, the PSG striker wrote: “The king of football has left us but his legacy will never be forgotten. RIP KING » in the caption of a black and white photo in which he poses alongside King Pelé.
If Kylian Mbappé and King Pelé were friends, the latter saw in the PSG striker his worthy successor. During the World Cup in Qatar, Pelé praised the prowess of Mbappé, who became the youngest player to reach 10 goals in a World Cup. “Thank you Kylian Mbappé. I’m happy to see you break another of my records in this World Cup, my friend.” he said.
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