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

Edinho, a retired footballer, was first arrested back in 2005 and admits to being a drug addict.

The ruling was issued by a judge in the nearby coastal city of Praia Grande, in Sao Paulo state.

Edinho was a goalkeeper for Pele’s former club, Santos.

Share this


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here