The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo reported that the 80-year-old soccer legend is in an intensive care unit and was therefore transferred to a room.
THE PELÉ SURGERY IS RATED AS A “GREAT VICTORY”
Pelé allegedly overcame colon tumor surgery. Photo: AP
Despite all the rumors, the surgery was a “great victory”, Pelé said on his social networks on Monday.
Pelé went to the hospital last week for a series of routine exams, detecting the tumor. “I thank God for feeling very good and allowing Dr. Fábio and Dr. Miguel to take care of my health,” said Pelé.
PELÉ SURE THAT HE WILL FACE THIS MATCH “WITH A SMILE ON HIS FACE”
Pelé was world champion on three different occasions with Brazil. Photo: Archive
Last Saturday I underwent surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in my right colon. The tumor was identified during the tests I mentioned last week. “
“Fortunately, I am used to celebrating great victories with you. I am going to face this game with a smile on my face, a lot of optimism and joy for living surrounded by the love of my family and friends ”.
DENY THAT HE HAS AN ILL HEALTH
Edson Arantes do Nascimento was hospitalized last Tuesday and used his networks to deny that he was in poor health.
“People, I have not passed out and I am in good health. I went to my routine exams, which I was unable to meet earlier due to the pandemic. Let it be known that I will not play next Sunday, “he joked in a tweet.
THE ONLY PLAYER TO WIN THREE WORLD CUP HAS HAD TROUBLE LATELY
He is the only player in history to have won three World Cups but has difficulty getting around after a failed hip replacement operation in 2012. He has used wheelchairs in public and has also been admitted to the hospital for kidney and kidney problems. the prostate.
Pelé was champion in the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups, he is also the historical scorer of the Brazilian team with 77 goals.