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Kerry man’s memories of meeting Pelé – ‘he was a lovely, lovely man and a very humble person’

When the news broke yesterday evening that Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known mononymously as Pelé, had passed away at the age of 82, the entire football and sporting world mourned the loss of a player almost universally recognised as the greatest ever to play the game; here in Tralee, one man had only fond memories of meeting the Brazilian great – on more than one occasion too mind you! Independent.ie – News …