Death certificate reveals the cause of Pelé's death

Certidão de óbito revela a causa da morte de Pelé

The death certificate issued by the 30th Civil Registry and Notary Office of Ibirapuera, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, reveals that Pelé was pronounced dead at 3:27 pm (local time) on Thursday.

The cause of death of the former Canarinho international was "kidney failure, heart failure, bronchopneumonia and colon adenocarcinoma," according to the document revealed by the portal Globoesporte and quoted by Notícias ao Minuto.

The article in question also confirms that the body of the 'King' of world soccer will be buried "at Santos Memorial Cemetery, in Santos, São Paulo", pointed out as "unknown" regarding the possibility of his having left a will.

The wake for the 82-year-old former player is scheduled for next Monday. The coffin will be placed in the center of the lawn of Vila Belmiro, Santos' stadium, and the ceremony will be open to the public, with a large affluence expected.

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