Brazil legend Pele, 80, ‘rushed back into intensive care’ after surgery to remove tumour from colon


BRAZIL LEGEND Pele was rushed back into intensive care on Friday as a precautionary measure following an acid reflux disorder illness dysfunction.

But the three-time World Cup winner, 80, is now believed to have returned to the ward after his daughter reassured followers on social media.

Pele returned to intensive care on Friday however is ‘recovering accurately’Credit: Getty – Contributor

Pele initially left the intensive care unit (ICU) on Tuesday after present course of surgery to remove a tumour from his colon.

As reported by ESPN Brazil, the long-lasting footballer returned to the ICU after falling sick whereas nonetheless in Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Reports advocate Pele is in a mild state of affairs and his daughter Kely Nascimento has furthermore confirmed he’s ‘recovering accurately’.

She wrote on Instagram: “Hi friends. I don’t know what is going on with the rumours out there but my DMs are booming!

“There’s already fairly just a few anxiousness roaming the world lately and we do not need to be the rationale for added.

“He is recovering accurately and inside widespread vary. Promise!

“The widespread restoration state of affairs for a person of his age, after an operation like this, is commonly two steps ahead and one step back.

“Yesterday he was tired and took a little step back. Today he took two forwards!

“I want to thank again, and always, the brilliant team here at Einstein and even more gratitude for all of the good energy that you are transmitting.”

Pele was admitted to hospital remaining month to bear ‘routine exams’ that had been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

A tumour in his colon was found in September and he merely at the moment underwent surgery to resolve his medical state of affairs.

Pele left intensive care on Tuesday and thanked followers for his or her common assistance on Instagram, telling them: “We will be together soon!”

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