81-year-old Brazilian legend, Pele, has been hospitalized after undergoing therapy for Colon tumour.
Pele underwent surgical procedure earlier this yr to take away the tumour in September and spent almost a month hospitalized.
On the time the hospital stated he would need chemotherapy .
On Wednesday, December 8, Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital confirmed that the soccer legend is ‘continuing’ his treatment, is in secure situation and needs to be discharged within the next few days.
Pele’s assistant, Pepito Fornos revealed that the 81-year-old is having chemotherapy periods to deal with the tumor that was discovered throughout routine exams on the finish of August.
Pele was briefly put in intensive care after surgical procedure on his proper colon. He has spent the previous few months recovering at his dwelling in Guaruja, outdoors Sao Paulo.
Pele gained the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups, and stays Brazil’s all-time main scorer with 77 objectives in 92 matches.
Formally, he scored 757 objectives throughout a glittering profession – membership Santos declare his tally was nearer to 1,000 – leaving him behind solely Cristiano Ronaldo and Josef Biscan on the all-time listing.