Published On: Sun, Jun 1st, 2014

Brazil: son of legend Pelé sentenced to 33 years in prison

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The Pele family in big trouble. Edinho, the son of the legend of Brazilian football, was sentenced to 33 years in prison. According to the BBC , the former goalkeeper of Santos was found guilty of money-laundering.

This is not the first time Edinho gets arrested. Already in 2005 he was already subject to a sentence for drug trafficking. He admitted being addicted but denied the other charges. He should appeal.

This will not make good news to Pelé who travels for several weeks through some countries qualified for the World Cup.

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