What happened to Pele’s brother?
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian soccer club Santos says that Pelé’s brother, who was known as Zoca, has died after a fight with prostate cancer. He was 77. Santos announced on social media that Jair Arantes do Nascimento, “Zoca, brother of our King,” died Wednesday night. The funeral was to be held on Thursday.
Who are Peles family?
How did Pele end up in a wheelchair?
Pele, the only male player to win three World Cups, has had mobility problems since a failed hip replacement surgery in 2012, forcing him to use a walker and wheelchair. In recent years, he has also undergone kidney and prostate procedures.