Pele is now 82 years old and he was treated for intestinal cancer last year. He was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday
Brazilian football Pele hospitalized
It may have been years since Brazilian football legend Pele retired, but he still lives in the heart of every football lover. In his career, he has given such memories to the fans which do not come out of the mind of the fans. Even today, for a glimpse of him, the fans are ready to cross any limit. Now when the same Pele is on the hospital bed, prayers are being done for him from all over the world. Late on Saturday, Pele himself gave an update of his health to the fans.
Pele, the great Brazilian football player, was admitted to a hospital in Brazil for the treatment needs of a tumour. Pele’s colon tumor was treated in September 2021. The hospital had said till after his tumor was removed that he would start chemotherapy. To console his troubled fans, Pele himself tweeted and told that he is feeling better. Pele played a key role in Brazil winning the World Cup in 1958, 1962 and 1970. He has scored 77 goals in 92 matches for the national team. He is the highest goalscorer for Brazil.
Pele thanked the fans
Pele thanked the fans on Twitter for their prayers and told that his health is stable. He wrote, ‘Friends, I want to keep everyone calm and positive. I am very strong and getting my treatment done with lots of hope. I thank the medical team and the entire nursing staff. I have full faith in God and the messages coming from you people from every corner of the world fill me with more energy. I feel the same way seeing Brazil in the World Cup. Thank you for everything ‘.
Fans remembered Pele even in the World Cup
Brazilian fans remembered Pele ahead of their World Cup match against Cameroon on Friday. Brazilian fans in Qatar waved a banner with Pele’s picture on it. Apart from this, he had a big flag in his hands on which the picture of this great Brazilian player was made and it was written together, Pele, get well soon. A fan present in the stadium wore a jersey on which Pele’s picture was printed.