Mourners gather to pay respects to Pele

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    Mourners have been gathering to pay their respects to Brazilian football legend Pele, who died last week.

    His body has been lying in state at the ground of his former club, Santos.

    The coffin is placed at the centre of the pith at the Urbano Caldeira Stadium in Sao Paolo, as fans lined the streets awaiting their chance to get inside.

    Pele is one of the greatest footballers in history, winning the World Cup three times with Brazil and he scored over 1200 goals.

    He died at the age of 82 on December 29th. There will be a procession through the streets of Santos to a private family burial on Tuesday.