Brazil football legend, Pelé is dead The family announced his passing on Thursday evening.

The football icon is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.

Pele had been receiving regular treatment from doctors ever since undergoing surgery to have a tumour on his colon removed back in September 2021.

But he was readmitted to hospital towards the end of 2022.

The net worth of late Brazil soccer king, Pele has been revealed.

Pele sadly left this world on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer

Pelé  (Edson Arantes do Nascimento) is widely considered as one of the greatest football players in the history of the game.

After his retirement from football, Pelé continued to make tens of millions of dollars through endorsement deals with Puma.

According to Marca, Pelé’s official net worth at his time of death is a whopping $100 million USD.

The Brazilian football icon started his football journey with Santos at the age of 15 in 1955 and signed his contract in 1956.

He won the 1962 Intercontinental Cup and the 1963 Copa Libertadores.

Notably, Pele halted the 1966 Civil war in Nigeria as both sides agreed a 48-hour cease-fire in order to see him play in a stadium in Lagos in 1969.

Pele won the World Cup with Brazil in 1958, 1962 and 1970.