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Pele will be buried overlooking the Santos pitch that made him famous on the ninth floor for his dad

Pele honors his father, who was buried on the ninth floor of a vertical cemetery overlooking the Santos football pitch in his beloved hometown and wore the number 9 shirt as a player.

On Tuesday, the football legend will be placed in vaults at the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica, just eight hundred meters (800 m) from the stadium that made him famous.

The Brazilian player has long pondered where he would like to be buried to determine his final resting place in honor of his father, Dodinho.

Dodinho, who died in 1996, was a center forward who wore the number 9 shirt.

Pele honors his father, who was buried on the ninth floor of a vertical cemetery overlooking the Santos football pitch in his beloved hometown and wore the number 9 shirt as a player.

On Tuesday, the football legend will be placed in the vaults of the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica (pictured), believed to be the tallest vertical cemetery in the world, containing more than 14,000 vaults.

On Tuesday, the football legend will be placed in the vaults of the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica (pictured), believed to be the tallest vertical cemetery in the world, containing more than 14,000 vaults.

In honor of his father, Pele chose to be buried on the ninth floor of the world’s tallest vertical cemetery, reports the Mirror.

Fans of the football superstar believe this rest stop means Pele can watch his favorite football pitch forever.

The Vertical Cemetery was built in 1983 and contains over 14,000 vaults. There are tropical gardens, restaurants and even a classic car museum.

Following the funeral, the country goes into three days of national mourning.

Many of the other details about the ceremony were kept secret, but Miller reports that the coffin was painted a special gold color and had numerous Pele engravings and etchings on either side.

His coffin stands in the center circle of the pitch where he played most of his career, so the public can pay tribute to him 24 hours a day.

His coffin stands in the center circle of the pitch where he played most of his career, so the public can pay tribute to him 24 hours a day.

The Vila Belmiro Stadium, home of Santos, where Pele played for much of his career, will be open to the public for 24 hours. His coffin rests on his ninth floor in the world's tallest cemetery. Fans believe they will have an eternal view of the stadium that made him famous.

The Vila Belmiro Stadium, home of Santos, where Pele played for much of his career, will be open to the public for 24 hours. His coffin rests on his ninth floor in the world’s tallest cemetery. Fans believe they will have an eternal view of the stadium that made him famous.

The Vertical Cemetery was built in 1983 and contains over 14,000 vaults. There are tropical gardens, restaurants and even a classic car museum.

The Vertical Cemetery was built in 1983 and contains over 14,000 vaults. There are tropical gardens, restaurants and even a classic car museum.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. A legend better known as his Pele, he was 82 years old.

He was the only man to win three World Cups in 1958, 1962 and 1970 and is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time.

Fans visited the cemetery yesterday to pay their respects to the football player who stood near the vault.

One fan who nearly cried paid tribute to both Pele and his father.

He told Miller:

“We have come to pay our respects and show our children what Pele’s final resting place and the city of Santos mean to him.

Photographed in New York in 1975, football legend Pele will be buried in Santos' massive high-rise cemetery on Tuesday.

Photographed in New York in 1975, football legend Pele will be buried in Santos’ massive high-rise cemetery on Tuesday.

“And it overlooks the Vila Belmiro stadium, where he graced the pitch many times.”

Pele’s coffin now rests at the Vila Belmiro stadium, where hundreds of thousands of fans are expected to pass by on Monday. Stay there for 24 hours.

On Tuesday, his coffin will be taken to the suburb of Santos, where his 100-year-old mother, Donna Celeste, still lives.

His mother, who is in poor health, is “unaware” of her son’s death from colon cancer.

Yesterday, Pele’s sister Maria said, “We talk, but she doesn’t know the situation. She’s in her own world.

Pele died of multiple organ failure at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on December 28 at the age of 82.

Pele died of multiple organ failure at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on December 28 at the age of 82.

Referring to the three-time World Cup champion, his childhood nickname of Dico, she added: I am saying.

After the coffin is taken to the outskirts of the city, Pele is taken to his final resting place, the Memorial Necropole Ecumenica. The cemetery was called “Tombs with a View” in a 2014 short film about cemeteries.

His funeral was postponed to allow for the transition of power from outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and the inauguration of president-elect Luis Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday morning.

The football star’s death has brought grief around the world.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Pele’s influence in the world game will last forever.

Guardiola said: “On behalf of Manchester City, my deepest condolences to his family and friends. Football is football because of people like this.

“Neymar said in a wonderful sentence that (Pele’s) jersey number 10 was just a number and after that it became something special.

“Every top player wanted to wear number 10 on his team. What he has done for football is there and will always be.

Monuments around the world, including the Christ of Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, were lit up to commemorate Pele.

Monuments around the world, including the Christ of Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, were lit up to commemorate Pele.

“This is like a good movie, a legacy after all these years. The reason we still talk about him like a good movie and a good book is because he was so good.

“Pele, (Diego) Maradona, (Johan) Cruyff, (Lionel) Messi, (Franz) Beckenbauer, Cristiano Ronaldo will live forever.

“They have achieved a lot over the years, both on and off the pitch, with the team and the country.

“This kind of player makes our business, our jobs, our jobs better because what he produced, what we saw at the World Cup, what one team can produce is 4800 Because it can change millions of people, a country.I can’t believe it.’

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said his Gunners’ Brazilian players, including Gabriel Magalhaes, vice-captain Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli and Marquinhos, mourned the loss of a compatriot.

“We talked about[his legacy]the other day and obviously they are very emotional because he is one of the most popular figures in Brazil and it is a huge loss.

Outside Santos City Hall, mourners left wreaths spelling out their most famous son

Outside Santos City Hall, mourners left wreaths spelling out their most famous son

“Of course, everything I’ve seen or heard about him has been through videos, people who knew him personally, and the many relationships I’ve always had in football, but perhaps one He’s the one who changed the dimension of the player, because he can do anything.

He’s probably the most complete player in the history of the game and a big loss. In the past[two years]I’ve had two big losses to him and to Maradona.”

Former England and Chelsea midfielder and current Everton manager Frank Lampard recognizes Pelé’s enormous impact on the game.

Lampard, 44, said: “As all the reactions since yesterday show, I have a lot of respect for him as a player and as a person. He is a great player and a great man. there were.

“It’s a sad day for football because he was definitely one of the best players.

“His name’s reach in the game was obviously huge. prize.”

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