They launch a campaign to get Pele’s name in the dictionary.

The Pele Foundation promotes this Thursday Campaign Thus word pele be included in Portuguese dictionary.

asks what the word is was added as a synonym “greatness”, “unsurpassed” and “unique”, in honor of the legendary Brazilian striker, died December 29th.

“I have been cleansed. [Adjetivo]

1. More than everyone else. 2. Link to greatness. 3. Unmatched. 4. Synonymous with excellence. 5. Unique.

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This is the definition offered by the Foundation, which bears the name of the three-time world champion, with whom look up “perpetuate ‘Oh Rey’ by a word in a dictionary”in this case through a new adjective.

To do this, they have launched a signature collection web page ( where they make publicly available a digital form through which support the initiative.

“Everyone knows and reveres the best Brazilian of all time. Now it’s time to honor Pele by immortalizing the king with a dictionary word.

“Join and be part of this movement!“, called the Pele Foundation on their social networks.

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the campaign has the support of Santosthe club where Pelé developed most of his sports career, and Globo, the most powerful communication group in Brazil.

“Oh Rey” dies

Considered by many to be the best footballer of all time, Edson Arantes do Nascimento “Pelé” died on December 29 at the age of 82 as a result of multiple organ failure caused by colon cancer he suffered last year. .

So far he is the only player who has won three world championships with his team: Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and Mexico 1970. (EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias