The world of football mourned the death of Pele on Thursday evening.
The 82-year-old, the only player in history to win three World Cup trophies, passed away, but his legacy will live on. The legend of Pele touched generations of football fans from every corner of the planet and he was perhaps the very first international superstar.
Once news of his death was confirmed, tributes flooded social media.
Pele’s own official Twitter account shared a moving tribute shortly after news of his passing broke.