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Soccer great Pele, 75, marries for third time in Brazil

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02:  Soccer legend Pele takes part in a SiriusXM 'Town Hall' special with host Seamus Malin on SiriusXM's FC channel at the SiriusXM Studio on April 2, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Soccer legend Pele takes part in a SiriusXM 'Town Hall' special with host Seamus Malin on SiriusXM's FC channel at the SiriusXM Studio on April 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)  (2014 Getty Images)

Brazilian football great Pele has married for a third time in a private ceremony.

The 75-year-old Pele married businesswoman Marcia Cibele Aoki, aged 50, at a ceremony on Saturday in the resort of Guaruja, near Sao Paulo.

The couple has been in a relationship for six years.

The news was released on Pele's social media channels and Brazilian television showed parts of the ceremony.

In Pele's words on a social media page, Aoki is his "definitive love."

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In Brazil, Pele is tipped to light the cauldron on Aug. 5 at the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

At the closing ceremony of London Games in 2012, the three-time World Cup winner appeared in Rio's presentation to promise to welcome the world at the next games.

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