South American Football Federation mourns for Pele for five days: he is a role model for generations of Brazilians and South Americans for the last 70 years
December 30 this morning, King Pele unfortunately passed away, South American Football Union (CONMEBOL) issued a special message to announce five days of mourning for Pele.
“the South American Football Union (CONMEBOL) expresses its condolences on the death of Mr. Edson Arantes-do-Nascimento-‘Bailey’.”
Mr. Bailey died on Thursday, December 29, 2022. Pele is the greatest footballer in Brazil, South America and the world, and we need to pay due respect to the man who embodies the best virtues and qualities. ”
“considering that Pele represents the highest value of South American football: the only, dedicated, sporting excellence, honor and impeccable behavior, athletes should inspire children and young people. Pele embodies the identity and DNA of continental South American sports, and he has been a role model for generations of Brazilians and South Americans for the past 70 years. ”
“Pele is synonymous with the best football, and his name has brought Brazil and South America to the pinnacle of world sports. I hope this event will move all members of the South American Football League.”
For this reason, the South American Football Union (CONMEBOL) hereby declares:
1. Five days of mourning for the death of Mr. Edson-Arantes, from 29 December 2022 to 3 January 2023.
two。 During the mourning period, the flag of the South American Football League was flown at half-mast.
3. Observe a minute of silence before the start of each football match until the end of the eighth round of the Copa Libertadores and the South American Cup.
4. Urges the member associations of the South American Football League to pay tribute to the death of Mr. Edson Arantes.
5. Communicate with relevant personnel and file. ”