FIFA President: Infantino takes selfie at Pele's wake

Gianni Infantino should cause a stir with a selfie at the wake for the Brazilian football icon Pelé.

FIFA President: Infantino takes selfie at Pele's wake

Gianni Infantino should cause a stir with a selfie at the wake for the Brazilian football icon Pelé.

The 52-year-old president of the world football association FIFA took a picture of himself with the former Santos professional Lima using his smartphone - not far in front of them was the coffin with Pelé laid out in FC Santos' Vila Belmiro stadium. He died last Thursday at the age of 82 after suffering from cancer.

During his visit, Infantino said FIFA would ask all 211 football associations around the world to name a stadium after Pele. "Children, future generations around the world, need to know who Pele was. And if they score a goal in a stadium named after Pele in 30, 50, 100 years and ask who he was, we can say: He was the greatest and he moved us," said Infantino.

Thousands of fans said goodbye to Edson Arantes do Nascimento, the striker's full name, at the stadium of Pelé's long-standing club FC Santos.

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