Pelé’s message for Lionel Messi from the hospital

Messi celebrates one of the three goals that helped him break Pele’s record (Photo: REUTERS)

The first game of the Argentine team in the country after obtaining the America’s Cup 2021 It had all kinds of emotional condiments. Among them, Lionel messi scored a hat-trick and managed to beat a record he held Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, many years ago: with a total of 79 of so many became the top scorer of South American teams.

“Hi Lio Messi, sorry if I’m late. However, I didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to congratulate you on another record broken earlier this month. Your talent when it comes to playing soccer is outstanding! I hope you achieve even more with my friends Kylian Mbappé and Neymar ”, wrote the caption on his Instagram account along with a photo of the flea celebrating one of the three goals scored against Bolivia at the Monumental stadium at the beginning of September.

The Brazilian went through a complicated month with his health, and 16 days later he was able to find the moment to give the corresponding congratulations to the now soccer player of the Paris Saint Germain. It is worth remembering that in December of last year, Lionel Andrés had already taken another “impossible” brand from Pelé: with Barcelona surpassed the 643 goals that he had signed in a single club, Santos de Brasil.

Pelé's message for Messi on Instagram
Pelé’s message for Messi on Instagram

A few days ago, concerns about the health of Pele grew after the Brazilian was hospitalized and placed under intensive care after surgery to remove a tumor from your colon. The former footballer’s own family was the one who told what his hospitalization had been about and since then they have shared images of him on social networks where the step by step of his recovery is seen.

The soccer icon has spent more than two weeks at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital in São Paulo, an enclosure that he set foot on for the first time since last August 31. On that date, different studies were carried out that had been postponed by the coronavirus pandemic and a suspicious tumor was discovered in the colon that ended up justifying an important surgery to stabilize his health.

The health of ‘O Rei‘has deteriorated in recent years due to various problems. Those who went public were in the spine, hip and knee areas, which have notably reduced his mobility and forced him to undergo surgery, in addition to suffering from some kidney crises.