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Football Legend Pele’s Son Sentenced to 33 Years in Jail for Money Laundering



Edhino Bella Naija

The son of Brazilian football legend, Pele, has been sentenced to 33 years in jail for laundering money acquired from drug trafficking.

Pele’s son, Edhino who is 43-years-old, is a retired footballer who was a goalkeeper for Pele’s old club, Santos, in the 90s.

Edhino was arrested before in 2005 and has served a sentence for drug trafficking and his affiliation with a notorious drug dealer in the city of Santos.

He has confessed to being a drug addict, however; he is denying the trafficking allegations, BBC reports.

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  1. Abubakar hakeem

    June 1, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    He has realy tanished his father’s image,why did he even go into drug at first

  2. Mademoiselle

    June 2, 2014 at 12:24 am

    Weh ehh, fine boy like this, what a waste!!!

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      June 2, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      As in, the first thing I thought when I saw him. In Chigurl’s voice, “what a weist”.

  3. momoh

    June 2, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Imagine d distrupt

  4. Blaqgurlrock

    June 2, 2014 at 8:52 am

    He really looks good for a 43 year old, it’s rather unfortunate he is going to rot in jail. Crime does not pay!!!

  5. @edDREAMZ

    June 2, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    I think someone is trying to spoil peles gud name no doubt….

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