Brazil's Pelé mourns passing of Argentine soccer great Maradona


FILE PHOTO: Soccer legend Pele waves as he attends the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Sao Paulo, Brazil March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Retired Brazilian soccer star Pelé mourned the death of Argentine great Diego Maradona on Wednesday, following confirmation he had died of a heart attack earlier in the day.

"Certainly, one day we'll kick a ball together in the sky above," he said in a brief statement provided to Reuters by a representative.

(Reporting by Eduardo Simões; Writing by Gram Slattery; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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