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Frail-looking Pele breaks down in tears and uses zimmer frame in new Netflix show

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Football fans will see Pele is now a frail figure in a new documentary as he cannot walk unaided and needs a zimmer frame or wheelchair to move around.

The Brazilian, arguably the greatest footballer to ever live, talks at length in the Netflix film about his life and triumph at the 1970 World Cup.

In the opening scene as he walks into a room to begin one of eight interviews conducted by the filmmakers, he needs a metal frame to help him walk which he throws aside when he gets to his chair.

Later in the film he joins former Santos teammates at a BBQ but needs to be pushed along in a wheelchair when he arrives.

He jokes: “Look how well I am,” and takes control of the wheels to spin around in the chair briefly to cheers from his…

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