The ex-Brazilian footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento Pele he has been hospitalized for six days in a hospital in the city of San Pablo. Last Saturday, the former player of the Brazilian national team had to undergo a operation to remove a tumor in your colon and as confirmed by himself this Monday through his social networks it feels very good after going under the knife.

Pele, 80, reported on August 31 that went to a hospital in São Paulo to do routine check up that had been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Once there, he assured in his social networks that he was in good health: “Guys, I didn’t pass out and I’m in great health. I went to my routine exams, which I had not been able to do before due to the pandemic. Let me know I’m not playing next Sunday! ”, O Rei expressed. However, the tests have determined the seriousness of the situation and that is why he had to undergo surgery this last Saturday.

Through your account Instagram, In a text accompanied by a photo of him wearing a Brazil national team shirt and a ball, he wrote: “My friends, thank you very much for the kind messages. I thank God for feeling so good and for allowing Dr. Fábio and Dr. Miguel to take care of my health. Last Saturday I had surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in my right colon. The tumor was identified during the tests I mentioned last week. “

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Furthermore, he added with great hope, a message for what is to come after undergoing surgery: “Fortunately, I am used to celebrating great victories alongside you. I will face this match with a smile on my face, a lot of optimism and joy for living surrounded by the love of my family and friends “, Hill.

It is not the first time that O Rei has suffered health problems in recent times. The problems in the hip of the Brazilian star have caused him in recent years great mobility problems. In February 2020, his son Edson Cholbi Nascimento, ‘Edinho’, assured that his father suffers from “a certain depression” due to those difficulties that prevent him from “walking normally”, recognizing that he hardly leaves home.




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