Pele Health Update: Covid infected great footballer Pele, family said- 'no threat to life'

Pankaj Prasad
Brazilian veteran footballer Pele
Brazilian veteran footballer Pele

Brazilian veteran footballer Pele has been affected by the infection of Covid-19, while his condition is said to be stable.

A big update is coming out regarding the health of the great Brazilian footballer Pele . His condition is now said to be stable. According to Albert Einstein Hospital, the health condition of this 82-year-old former player has not worsened in the last 24 hours and he is responding well. At the same time, Pele's two daughters said that 'Pele has been hospitalized since Tuesday for treatment of respiratory infection caused by Covid-19. There is no danger to his life.

Pele is not in danger of life, hopes to recover soon

Pele 's daughter Kelly and Flavia Nascimento told the media on Sunday night that, 'Pele is expected to be discharged from the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo after fully recovering from the respiratory infection. Pele is also undergoing chemotherapy due to cancer. Nascimento told TV Globo, 'He is sick, he is old but at the moment he is in hospital because of a lung infection. When he feels better, he will be taken home again. Kelly lives in America and she spoke on video. He said, 'He is not going to say goodbye to the hospital at this time.'

Pele is battling cancer

Let us tell you that Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known worldwide as Pele, had a colon tumor removed in September 2021, but the family or the hospital did not say whether it had spread to other organs. Pele has not yet got freedom from cancer and he is taking medicines on the advice of doctors. Flavia Nascimento said in the interview that Flavia said, 'It is very unfair for people to say that he is in the last moments of his life, he is in intensive care. Friends, this is not true. believe in us.' He is not in intensive care, he is in a regular room. There is no danger to him, he is being treated.

Pele will see Brazil lift its sixth title

The newspaper Folha de S. Paulo said on Saturday that Pele's chemotherapy was not working and doctors had decided to keep him in intensive care. Arthur Arantes do Nascimento said he has been discussing World Cup matches with Pele on the phone, which he believes shows the 82-year-old former player is fully conscious in hospital. Arthur said, 'He is going to be fine, it will take some time. He will see Brazil lift the sixth title. Pele helped Brazil win the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cup titles. He is the team's all-time top scorer with 77 goals in 92 matches.