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Football Legend Pele Moved To Palliative Care In Hospital | Reports

Football Legend Pele Moved To Palliative Care In Hospital | Reports

Brazil football legend Pele has reportedly been moved to palliative care after he became unresponsive to chemotherapy in his battle with cancer.

An online source defines palliative care as specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure.

According to the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S Paulo, Pele (82), was admitted to Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on Tuesday to re-evaluate his cancer treatment.

The chemotherapy has now been suspended and Pelé is receiving end-of-life care, being treated only for symptoms such as pain and shortness of breath, reported Folha de S Paulo.

On Thursday, Pele posted on his Instagram account saying his visit to the hospital was routine.

Albert Einstein Hospital also released a statement confirming Pele had been diagnosed with a respiratory infection that required antibiotics. His condition was said to be stable.

Pele’s daughter, Kely Nascimento, who is in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, on Thursday said her siblings were with their father and that his health did not require her to jump on a plane back to Brazil.

Pele, whose real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time.

He rose to international fame aged just 17 when he scored six goals for Brazil in the 1958 World Cup.

Pele scored two of the goals in the final in which Brazil beat the hosts, Sweden, to win their first world title.

He retired from football in 1977 and has been suffering from health problems in recent years.

He was diagnosed with colon cancer in September 2021 and spent two weeks in the hospital last December. | The Guardian

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26 Comments

1 month ago

Heavenly Father heal our Lengend Pele.


moses 1 month ago

mudharara vakutobaya

Jah 🇿🇼 Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

Time will tell said Bob Marley 🙏🙏🙏


Rastame 1 month ago

Jimmy Cliff - Time will tell

jnr chibadura 1 month ago

better with time -leona Lewis

Yellow Mellow 💛 1 month ago

chipinga chifedile

ree 1 month ago

get well soon Pele


Mufaro 1 month ago

Me wish recovery fast because life important, great football played.


dolla 1 month ago

ukototaura kuti wakaona paaitotamba bhora pacho

gora 1 month ago

l wish you speed recovery in Jesus name


Cde hondo 1 month ago

Mwari poresai Pele uyu dai matora henyu chimwe chimudhara chashungurudza vanhu mu Zimbabwe


,. 1 month ago

...chinonzi Manyengavana

kkkk 1 month ago

huye bodo

BRAZIL 1 month ago

Read carefully, Pele was given Chizorwa chemurwere, they are just waiting for his time


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1 month ago

Pele mambo webhora,,, garazviya yaiva mubook ani primary ,kune vakaverenga nyaya yacho


😷 1 month ago

Wish you speedy recovery


Anarchist 1 month ago

Let the relic die


judas 1 month ago

may his soul rest in peace

Dzvamu 1 month ago

Argentina yaita sei


Dzvamu 1 month ago

Argentina yahwina here


1 month ago

Argentina 2 Australia 1


1 month ago

End of time treatment
Um sorry man ngaachizorora hake murugare coz inguva inorwadza hama
Will be wasting money


1 month ago

End of time treatment soo painful...


1 month ago

Imagine if that statement was said by a Zimbabwean daughter 😂😂😂🙅🙅


the saint 1 month ago

l hope he doesn't die


3 weeks ago

get well soon Pele



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