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Pele discharged from hospital after Brazil icon had tumour removed

Posted Saturday, October 02, 2021 by Dailystar.co.uk55 hits

Brazilian football legend Pele has said he is “very happy to be back at the house” having been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for nearly a month. The 80-year-old had a tumour removed from the right side of his colon on September 4, which he claimed was found during routine check-ups which he had not undergone due to the pandemic. Pele briefly spent time in inten...Full Story »

'SMILE WITH ME!' Brazil legend Pele set to leave hospital following two spells in intensive care and operation to remove tumour

Posted Thursday, September 30, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk38 hits

BRAZIL legend Pele is set to leave hospital as he continues his recovery from an operation to remove a tumour from his colon. The three-time World Cup winner, 80, underwent surgery at the beginning of September after a tumour was discovered during tests. Pele is heading home after surgery and two spells in intensive care Credit: Instagram @iamkelynascimento According to Estado de Sao Paulo vi...Full Story »

'TOGETHER SOON' Brazil legend Pele thanks fans for support as icon, 80, leaves intensive care following colon tumour surgery

Posted Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk32 hits

The three-time Brazil World Cup winner also cracked a new joke about being ready to play football again in his first social media post since his hospital move. Pele has provided a positive health update Credit: AFP The 80-year-old, who remains at the Alberto Enstein Hospital in Sao Paulo after going under the knife, posted a smiling selfie photo of him with his fists clenched in a victory si...Full Story »

Brazil great Pele gets COVID-19 vaccine, urges social responsibility in virus fight

Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by ESPN57 hits

Pele received his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, calling it an "unforgettable day." The 80-year-old Brazilian football great posted the news on his social media channels along with a picture of himself receiving the shot in his right arm. Pele, a three-time World Cup champion, did not disclose where the dose was given, but he has been staying at his home in Guaruja, outside Sao...Full Story »

Brazil legend Pele escaped government coup in Nigeria by pretending to be aircraft pilot

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by Dailystar.co.uk74 hits

Pele may be one of the best footballers ever to play the game, but the Brazil hero was once forced to pretend he was an aircraft pilot in order to escape Nigeria as a military coup ensued. The Santos legend was on a trip to Nigeria in 1976 when a faction of armed soldiers attempted to overthrow the government. Pele was in Lagos with then-Wimbledon champion Arthur Ashe for a trip sponsored by P...Full Story »

Pele writes 'Leading Goal Scorer of All Time' in Instagram bio amid Cristiano Ronaldo goals row

Posted Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk95 hits

PELE has written 'Leading Goal Scorer of All Time (1,283)' into his Instagram bio amid a row over his tally. The Brazilian is desperately trying to cling onto top spot in the 'highest goalscorer of all time' list after Cristiano Ronaldo overtook him on the official count on Sunday. Pele has changed his Instagram bio after Cristiano Ronaldo overtook him on official goals Ronnie bagged his 757t...Full Story »

Messi breaks Pele's one-club scoring record as he nets 644th goal for Barcelona

Posted Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Goal.com81 hits

The Blaugrana icon has reached yet another milestone after he broke the mark held by the Brazilian legend Lionel Messi has broken Pele's all-time record for goals scored with a single club by netting his 644th career goal for Barcelona. The Brazilian icon netted 643 times for Santos in his career, a mark that seemed to be nearly unbreakable - but Messi has now set the record by scoring in t...Full Story »

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s record as Barcelona ease to win at Real Valladolid

Posted Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by PA36 hits

Lionel Messi eclipsed Pele’s long-standing record of goals for a single club with his 644th strike for Barcelona in the 3-0 LaLiga win at Real Valladolid.Messi’s second-half goal saw him overtake the mark which the Brazil great had amassed over 19 seasons for Santos.Clement Lenglet’s header from Messi’s cross had given Barcelona the lead after 21 minutes, with Martin Brai...Full Story »

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but Barcelona held by Valencia

Posted Sunday, December 20, 2020 by PA29 hits

Lionel Messi equalled Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club but struggling Barcelona still slipped to a 2-2 La Liga draw with Valencia at the Nou Camp.Maxi Gomez prodded in to snatch a draw for Valencia, condemning Barcelona to their seventh match without a win in just 13 league encounters this term.Mouctar Diakhaby had headed Valencia into the lead, before Messi equalised – h...Full Story »

Ronaldo has a plan to overtake Pele's record & be best of all-time - Neville

Posted Saturday, May 02, 2020 by Goal.com104 hits

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo "has a plan" to overtake Pele's goal record and become the "greatest of all time", according to Gary Neville. Ronaldo has enjoyed a hugely successful career at the highest level spanning 18 years, during which time he has established himself as one of the top performers of his generation. The 35-year-old has won three Premier League titles, two La Liga cr...Full Story »

Rodrygo: I spoke with Pele before making Real Madrid move

Posted Wednesday, April 01, 2020 by Tribalfootball.com48 hits

Real Madrid forward Rodrygo Goes admits speaking with Pele before leaving Santos last year. Prior to leaving Brazil for Real Madrid, the winger revealed that he spoke to Pele at his home. "Cristiano [Ronaldo] and Neymar are sources of inspiration, they're two players I'm a big fan of," Rodrygo told DAZN. "Pele, Neymar and Robinho mean a lot to me and to my favourite team, too, which is Santos...Full Story »

Pele insists Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo best in the world

Posted Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by Tribalfootball.com108 hits

Pele has declared Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world. Ronaldo was speaking with YouTube channel Pilhado and was asked whom he believes to be the world's best player. "Today the best player in the world is Cristiano Ronaldo," Pele told the channel. "I think he's the best, because he's more consistent, but you can't forget about [Lionel] Messi, of course, but h...Full Story »

Pele suffering from depression due to physical health problems

Posted Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by Marca.com72 hits

Pele's son Edson Cholbi Nascimento 'Edinho' has revealed that his father's health issues has caused him depression. The former Brazilian forward has been staying at home as he suffers from mobility problems and requires the assistance of a walker. "He is quite fragile in terms of mobility," Edinho told Globoesporte. "He underwent a hip transplant, but he didn't have the ideal rehabilitation...Full Story »

Pele leaves Paris hospital after receiving medical clearance

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Marca.com134 hits

Brazil legend Pele was released from a Paris hospital on Monday after receiving treatment for a urinary infection, having been taken in last Wednesday. The three-time world champion was admitted to the hospital following an event that he attended with Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe. "Thanks to the great love of the team of doctors at the American Hospital in Paris, I am ready to ...Full Story »

Neymar needs more goals and fewer dives to become the greatest, says Pele

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018 by Goal.com149 hits

Brazilian football legend Pele has warned Neymar that his on and off-field antics, including his propensity to go down, are hurting his bid to reach greatness in world football. Neymar has long been compared to his compatriot; the pair both grew up in the famed youth system of Santos, where each achieved fantastic success. Pele lifted the Brazilian title six times and also triumphed in the...Full Story »

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