Concern for football icon Pelé. According to a medical report, the 82-year-old continues to decline. Accordingly, the three-time former world champion also suffers from kidney and heart problems in addition to his cancer. The chemotherapy is said to have stopped working recently.
His daughter Kely Nascimento announced that she would spend Christmas with her father in the hospital. "We're going to turn this room into a sambodrome (just kidding), we're even going to make caipirinhas (no kidding)," she wrote on Instagram. In September last year, Pelé had a tumor removed from his colon that doctors discovered during a routine examination. After the operation, Pelé was initially treated in the intensive care unit. He had to stay in the hospital for about a month after the operation. After that, Pelé was repeatedly in the hospital for chemotherapy.
Pelé's health has repeatedly raised concerns in recent years. He underwent several hip surgeries. He also had problems with his spine and knees. Two years ago he had a kidney stone removed after a urinary tract infection. Pelé played 92 international matches and won three World Cup titles with Brazil's national team (1958, 1962, 1970).