The Brazilian legend is in Sao Paulo, but assured in his social networks that he is in good health
The ex-Brazilian footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento ‘Pele’ has been admitted for six days in a Sao Paulo hospital, after being subjected to a series of routine check up, confirmed one of its representatives to local media.
Pele, 80 years old, reported on August 31 that he went to a hospital in Sao Paulo to make a battery of routine check up that had been postponed due to the pandemic of the COVID-19, but he assured in his social networks that he was in good health.
However, as it became known this Monday, ‘O Rei‘He remained admitted since then, although The exact causes that led to his stay were not confirmed at the prestigious Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo.
Contacted by EFE, the hospital has not yet made any statement about the player’s state of health.
According to various local media, during the routine examinations some alterations were detected and the medical team opted for admission considered the best player of the 20th century.
The three-time World Champion’s health has weakened in recent years, which, along with the pandemic, has kept him practically secluded in his house on the coast of Sao Paulo together with his closest family and friends, and away from the media spotlight.