Sports Desk: Legendary footballer Pele has been discharged from the hospital for three days as part of routine treatment for a colon tumor. He was admitted to Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo last Tuesday.
According to doctors, Pele is in good health and stable.
Pele was taken to hospital in early September as part of a routine examination due to some physical problems. There he was diagnosed with a tumor in his colon and underwent surgery. He returned home in early October after a month in hospital. Since then, he has been undergoing regular chemotherapy.
Pele was admitted to the hospital on February 13 for chemotherapy. He was then diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. He returned home from the hospital on February 28 after treatment.
Pele, who suffered minor injuries while playing for the Brazilian national team, Santos, and the New York Cosmos, is suffering at this age. The superstar, who has won three World Cups, is the only footballer who has been suffering from hip problems for years and cannot move without help.
After scoring 6 goals in 92 matches for Brazil, he is still the highest scorer in the history of the country. He is one of only four players to score in four World Cups.