The medical condition of Pelé, one of Brazilian football’s greatest exponents, remains unknown, while the football world sends out messages of support for the 82-year-old idol, the only man to be a three-time World Cup champion.
The latest statement issued by the Albert Einstein Hospital last Wednesday, December 21, revealed that “Pele presents progression of oncological disease and requires more care related to kidney and heart disease. Under the necessary care of the medical team The patient is kept hospitalized in a common room.
The aftermath, as known through her eldest daughter, Kelly Nascimento, has been quite active on social networks, thanking fans for messages of support from around the world, that he has even broken down language barriers to wish for the reformation of ‘O Ri’.
At first, Kelly arrived in São Paulo with her sister Flavia, but her father’s increasing health problems forced the great footballer’s heirs to come to join her during intensive days of care, being in charge of the same hospital. are happening He is undergoing treatment since September last year.
The family’s initial thought was that Pele could celebrate Christmas at home as usual, however, after the last medical report, doctors advised that he should remain hospitalised, a decision which was confirmed in a video released by his relatives. A video call is brought to him while he is seen sleeping.
no obvious improvement
Brazilian media confirm on 27 December that Pele’s diagnosis is stable and he will be monitored by doctors to determine treatment. However, the presence of several of his children has caused a stir, who have shared photos via social networks holding the ‘king’s hand’ and wishing him strength to overcome this difficult moment.
Edson Cholbi do Nascimento, better known as Edinho, was one of the last to arrive in São Paulo, As he currently works as the coach of Londrina EC and was in the middle of pre-season before answering his family’s call to accompany Pelé to hospital.
In theory, Edinho was expected to return to work this Monday after the weekend, however, the former footballer also asked for more days off in order to be closer to his father, a request which was accepted by the club in Brazilian football’s second division. have done .
The decision has raised concerns among ‘O Rei’ fans, however, there is an atmosphere of positivity and family unity around the children’s recovery that they hope will take effect from early 2023. “We always have so much to do. Be grateful even for spending Christmas in hospital, we know what a privilege it is to be in a hospital like this. To see our father being treated by these professionals, super competent and extremely Loved. Not a moment goes by that we don’t forget this privilege,” Kelly wrote alongside a photo with her brothers, smiling and showing affection despite their anxiety.
Arantes do Nascimento requests his father’s followers pray for his recovery And to know the details of your health only the official medical report of Albert Einstein Hospital is sent. Since he was hospitalized at the end of November, the family has grappled with press rumors and has therefore handled the situation in order to avoid speculation about the reasons for the hospitalization, which took place earlier in the month. is nearing completion.