The daughter of the Brazilian football legend wished to reassure her fans as the news of her brief stay in intensive care was made official by the Sao Paulo hospital.
Pele, 80, was transferred briefly Friday morning to an intensive care unit after breathing difficulties, the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo announced in the evening, where the Brazilian football legend underwent surgery in early September. “After breathing difficulties“, Pelé was”transferred preventively to the intensive care unit and, once his condition stabilized, the patient was placed in semi-intensive care“, Specified in a bulletin the hospital. Pelé had been operated on September 4 in this establishment for a tumor “suspiciousTo the colon discovered during routine examinations. He remained in intensive care until September 14, before being transferred to a normal room. Pelé’s situation “is cardiovascular and respiratory stable», Continued the hospital, he«continues to recover from abdominal surgery».
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Previously, one of his daughters had assured on Instagram that Pelé “is recovering well», Trying to reassure his many fans after television channels TV Record and ESPN Brasil reported that the ex-football star had returned to intensive care. “This is the normal recovery scenario for a man his age. Sometimes after an operation like this you take two steps forward, one step back. Yesterday he was tired and he took a step back. Today he took two steps forward», Wrote Kely Nascimento, without denying however that his father was able to return to intensive care unit. “He is recovering well, under normal conditions, we promise!», She insisted in this message illustrated with a photo of her next to Pelé all smiles, wearing a black sleeveless down jacket, on his bed at Albert Einstein hospital where he was admitted on August 31.
«This photo was taken instantly. He wears a down jacket because he is from Santos (seaside resort near Sao Paulo) and the cold of Sao Paulo bothers him“, Joked the daughter of”King” soccer. “There is a lot of angst in the world these days and we don’t want to add to itShe wrote. The health of the one many consider the greatest footballer of all time has been fragile in recent years, with several hospitalizations. The last dates back to April 2019, in Paris, due to a severe urinary tract infection. Back in Brazil, he had a kidney stone removed.