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Pelé does not lose his smile

Pelé faces the final phase of his colon cancer with the phlegm of a king. Interned at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital, in Sao Paulo since Tuesday, there is no chance of recovery for ‘O Rei’, who is 82 years old. The medical team has suspended the chemotherapy because it was not giving effects and the crack crack has entered palliative care to be able to have the maximum possible comfort.

Since they detected a malignant tumor, Pelé has faced the fight against the disease shunning any drama.

You can read our report by Joaquim Piera from Brazil at this link.

A group of fans hold a vigil in front of the hospital

A group of Brazilian fans held a vigil this Sunday in front of the Sao Paulo hospital where former soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento ‘Pelé’ is hospitalized since Tuesday due to a respiratory infection to express his support and ask for the improvement of his health.

The nearly 75 fans who participated in the act They went to the Albert Einstein Hospital summoned by the Crooked Jovem do Santosone of the main organized fans of the club in which the three-time world champion was immortalized, but several admitted to being fans of other Brazilian teams.

“Pele is not from Santos. We hugged him because he wore the Santos shirt but he is not exclusive to Santos. He belongs to all the clubs; he is from Brazil; he belongs to the world, and for that reason he must be revered. He is above all earthly things. He is from another planet“, the operator of the financial market Marcus Bispo, one of those present in the surveillance, told EFE.

Bispo added that all Brazilian fans are concerned about Pelé’s current state of health and that is why we are “here with a heavy heart and praying that God gives the king eternal life; that he gives him strength to win this battle, like all the ones that have already expired”.

In addition to a giant Torcida Jovem do Santos flag decorated with an image of Pelé, fans displayed signs in front of the hospital wishing him health and “long live the king”.

Tite: “Pelé is the only person with whom I have started to tremble when I met him”

Tite, the Brazil coach, stated that Pelé He has been the only person in front of whom he has started to tremble when he met him.

Tite was asked about the soccer star, out of concern about his recent hospitalization.

He is the only person with whom I have started to tremble when I met him. It was 2018 and they told me to go to Pelé and give him a hug. I got up and I was shaking, my hand was sweating, my pulse was racing. “I’m going to have the opportunity to thank the man of a whole generation.” I thanked him,” Tite said.

The viral video of Pelé doing everything that world stars would do years later

In the last few hours, a video of the Pele’s best yearsone who remembered that “every play you’ve seen from your favorite player, Pelé already did it first”.

In the video, a compilation of mythical plays by world stars such as Johan Cruyff, Zinedine Zidane, Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Ronaldo Nazario, Andrés Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Diego Armando Maradona, Roberto Carlos, etc, with a later cut of ‘ O Rei’ making the same technical soccer gesture. You can see it here.


“He was my childhood idol and obviously we are all receiving this news in a sad way. I spoke to his agent recently and he did not seem pessimistic. I have been surprised by what the news is saying. He told me that he was back in the hospital, but that he did not I was in danger. I hope it’s like that,” said the former French coach.


Players like Denilson or Kaka and accounts like Santos or the same Brazilian Federationhave reacted to the publication on Pelé’s own Instagram account in which he reassured his followers with a hopeful message. “Forca Rei” They have written several illustrious players in the history of football.

Pele’s message to all his followers

My friends, I want to keep you all calm and positive. I am strong, very excited and continue my treatment as always. I want to thank the entire medical and nursing team for all the care I have received. I have a lot of faith in God and every love message I receive from you around the world keeps me energized. And to see Brazil in the World Cup too!”

Pele’s new medical report

‘O’Rei’ is still undergoing treatment and his state of health remains stable. He has had a good response to care for respiratory infections and has not worsened in the last 24 hours.

Pele’s new medical report

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