SON OF PELE SENTENCED TO 33 YEARS IN PRISON

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The son of football living legend , Pele has been sentenced to 33 years for money laundering according to Brazilian media. Edinho whose real name is Edson Cholbi do Nascimento was found guilty by  judge in the beachside city of Praia. Four other people received the same sentence.

Edson is expected to appeal against the judge decision but must hand over his passport in the meantime to authorities. He may be arrested while the higher court look to appeal.

Edinho is currently the goalkeeping coach for his father’s former team Santos. His lawyer has been unable to comment on the matter

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