26 January, 2023

Pelé's health worsened,was diagnosed with a respiratory infection

Recent reports released by international media have said that his health has deteriorated in the last few hours..

Voice of Diaspora

Brazil – Former Brazilian football player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, hospitalized since last Tuesday, are being treated for a respiratory infection, said a medical report released this Friday (02.12.2022). The document maintains that Pelé presents a “overall improvement in health status” in response to the antibiotics that your doctors are giving you, although recent reports have said that his health has deteriorated in the last hours.

The former player of 82 He is hospitalized in a room at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital in Sao Paulo. It is not expected that he will be discharged and will remain hospitalized for a few days to continue treatment. The three-time world champion was hospitalized to evaluate a change in the treatment he continues against colon cancer, who was detected in September 2021.

Since he had surgery for cancer, Pelé is subjected to a cycle of chemotherapy sessions that has forced him to go to the hospital several times to closely follow his evolution. The exastro's health has deteriorated in recent years also for other reasons, like spinal problems, hip and knee, that have reduced his mobility and have forced him to undergo surgery, In addition to suffering a kidney crisis.

All this has drastically reduced his public appearances, Although he remains very active on social networks, through which he wished Brazil success in the World Cup that takes place in Asia.

Before the match against Cameroon at the Lusail stadium this Friday, fans of the “Selection” they spread out a gigantic yellow-green flag with a photo of Pelé wearing the “10” on the back and the message “Get well soon” in English.