He’s Gone, But The World Will Remember Him – Buhari Mourns Pele

As the world bids farewell to Pele, the Brazilian football legend, also has also sent him a farewell message.

He's Gone, But The World Will Remember Him - Buhari Mourns Pele

TalkGlitz had reported how  a three-time World Cup winner Passed away at the age of 82 on Thursday following a brave battle with cancer.

The development has triggered an outpour of condolences with President Buhari joining the long list of world leaders and footballers mourning the legendary Brazilian.

In his tribute, Buhari described the three-time World Cup winner as a figure of “enormous generosity of spirit and humility in spite of his greatness as a footballer and sportsman”.

He said was a personality that transcended and united races, nations, and religions.

Buhari added that the world will never forget the late Brazilian.

“May he rest in peace. He led a good life and made a huge contribution to the development of global football in particular and world sport in general,” he said.

“He had an enormous generosity of spirit and humility in spite of his greatness as a footballer and sportsman.

“He also built bridges across nations, races and even religions. He was a UN Ambassador of goodwill. is gone but the world will never forget him.”

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