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Fireworks for Pele's hearse ahead of Santos wake

STORY: A convoy of motorcycles and vehicles escorting the hearse left Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital at dawn to Santos where a wake and memorial are set to take place in the coming days.

Pele, whose given name was Edson Arantes do Nascimento, died at the age of 82 "due to multiple organ failures resulting from the progression of colon cancer associated with his previous medical condition," the hospital said in a statement.