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Former Brazilian soccer player Pelé, who died on Thursday, December 29 at the age of 82, owned a very nice house in the Hamptons for nearly 40 years, but in 2018 he decided to part with it for the amount of $2.85 million dollars.
The figure received is well above what he himself paid in 1979. At that time, the soccer star paid $156,000 dollarswhich at present would be some $680,000 dollars.
The residence was acquired by O Rei, as he was also known, two years after his retirement from professional football. During his successful career he only played in the clubs: Santos from Brazil and Cosmos from New York, where he played from 1975 to 1977, his love for the city being such that he decided to have a good there and enjoy it in a big way. .
According to the technical file, the property, which he came to rent for $45,000 dollars monthly, is distributed over two floors and has an extension of 3,400 square feet.
Inside it has six bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a hall, kitchen, dining room, main room, television room, office, games room, laundry room, machine room, basement, among other rooms.
The kitchen is open and somewhat spacious. It is equipped with white cabinets, with stainless steel appliances, with two central islands, one that works to prepare food, while the other has the function of a breakfast area for four people.
The main bedroom has space for a large bed and a sitting area. It also has access to a terrace, two closets and a full bathroom with a double vanity, toilet, shower and bathtub.
Outside, on his lot .99 acresIt has a terrace, a garden, a swimming pool with its respective spa area, with access to a beach, with a garage for one vehicle, among other amenities.
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