The lawyer of Marcia Cibele Aoki, Pelé’s widow, assured on Tuesday that the football legend’s will could include to an unrecognized daughter. This would have the right to enter into the distribution of 70% of the assets, part of the estate that Edson Arantes do Nascimento reserved for his other seven children, while the remaining 30% corresponds to Marcia herself, his last wife.
“Indicated the possibility of the existence of another daughterwhose recognition will depend on a DNA test that could not be carried out (on Pelé) due to the pandemic and his state of health,” explained lawyer Me Kignel in a statement to the AFP agency. “She is a Brazilian who asks to be recognized as his daughter and about whom we don’t know much, except that he has taken legal action in Brazil for a paternity search,” he added.
If consanguinity is confirmed by a test that now requires a DNA sample from one of your childrenThis would be the eighth daughter of the ex-soccer player. In any case, it would not be the only one recognized years after his birth, as it happened before with a daughter born in 1964 (the result of an affair with a recognized housekeeper in 1996) and another born in 1968 (the result of an extramarital affair). whom he recognized in 2002).
As regards Me Kignel’s client, the widow Marcia Cibele Aoki, she will receive 30% of her assets (amount not yet specified in the absence of a complete inventory) among which are three buildings, a spa and shares in the Pelé brand.