The Brazilian star makes the front pages of newspapers around the world on Friday, as they mourn a legend of the game
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- Observer Archive from 1970: ‘There is only one Pelé’
The death of Brazilian footballing virtuoso Pelé, at the age of 82, makes headlines in newspapers all over the world on Friday.
The Guardian carries an image of the star sat upon the shoulders of his teammates and fans after Brazil’s victory in the 1970 World Cup final in Mexico City.