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Brazil

/ 196 days ago

Brazilian four-time World Cup winner passes away at 92

The legendary Brazilian soccer player and coach Mario Zagallo has passed away at the age of 92. The news was revealed on Saturday in an Instagram post from his official account Zagallo won the World Cup four times with Brazil as a player and manager. Rising to the status of national hero, he was one […]

Chelsea

/ 562 days ago

Former Italian star striker Gianluca Vialli passes away

Former Sampdoria, Juventus, and Chelsea striker Gianluca Vialli has passed away at the age of 58. Doctors diagnosed the Italian with pancreatic cancer in 2017. Although Vialli claimed that he was well a year later, the cancer returned in 2021. Health issues forced the former striker to leave his role as delegation chief of the […]

Brazil

/ 570 days ago

RIP PELÉ, 1940-2022

Pelé, one of the most recognizable athletes in history, died on Thursday. The three-time World Cup winner is a legend of more than just soccer. He was 82. For some time, Pelé's health deteriorated. Most recently, he had issues regarding colon cancer. He spent Christmas in a hospital in Brazil surrounded by his loved ones. […]

Grant Wahl

/ 585 days ago

Grant Wahl death caused by aortic aneurysm, says wife

The recent death of American soccer writer Grant Wahl sent shock waves through the sport. Wahl, 49, collapsed during the Argentina versus Netherlands World Cup quarterfinal match on Friday. The journalist's wife, Celine Gounder, revealed on Wednesday that her husband suffered from an ascending aortic aneurysm. "An autopsy was performed by the New York City […]

Iran

/ 599 days ago

Soccer fan assassinated for honking car horn after Iran loss

A death occurred in Iran reportedly after a fan celebrated the nation's loss from the World Cup. Iran lost to the United States men's national team on Tuesday. The victory for the Americans meant that they would qualify for the knockout round of the tournament. Mehran Sammak, 27, was supposedly killed in his car after […]