Pelé’s family reveals the latest developments in his health condition in hospital

São Paulo: two daughters of Brazilian football legend Pelé, hospitalized in hospital since Tuesday, announced that his health conditions do not pose any “danger”, expressing optimism for his return home. Her daughter, Kelly Nascimento, said in an interview with the Brazilian broadcaster Globo that Pelé “is ill, he is old, but currently he is in hospital due to a lung infection. When he is better, he will go home. in a normal room. It is not in danger, it is in cure”. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, was admitted to the Albert Einstein hospital in São Paulo on Tuesday for a re-evaluation of his treatment for colon cancer. Doctors said his respiratory infection was “cured with antibiotics”. The hospital said on Saturday that his condition was “stable” and that he was responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection. This was confirmed again on Sunday by the press office in hospital. Pele, 82, said on Saturday he felt “strong and full of hope”. On Sunday, his two daughters also denied rumors of his deteriorating health. “We are tired of receiving condolences,” her daughter Flavia told Globo. (AFP)