Brazil: Pele discharged from hospital after appointment for cancer treatment

Brazilian football legend Pele, 81, was released on Thursday from the hospital where he was admitted on Monday as part of monthly treatment for colon cancer discovered last September.

“The patient is in a stable and satisfactory clinical condition,” said a statement from Albert Einstein Hospital in So Paulo. Edson Arantis do Nascimento, known by many as the best player of all time, known as ‘King Pele’, has had to visit the clinic at least once a month and was diagnosed with a colon tumor in September. Chemotherapy has to be continued for this. his family.

Pele was hospitalized for two weeks in February

The only player to be a three-time world champion (1958, 1962 and 1970), Pele was hospitalized for two weeks in February after discovering a urinary tract infection en route to his usual appointment. Prior to his month-long hospitalization, between August and September 2021, the former star of Santos and the Brazilian team was hospitalized in Paris in 2019 and then transferred to So Paulo for kidney stones Was.

In 2014, the great No. 10 was hospitalized in intensive care due to a urinary tract infection, which required him to undergo dialysis on his left kidney, the right one due to injury to a player in his 70s. was given. He has also fallen short of hip problems and got around using a walker during his last public appearance. Pele, who is usually active on social media, hasn’t posted any recent photos.

AFP. with Matthew Idiart The Indian Paper Journalist

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