Soccer Legend Pele undergoes colon surgical procedure after a number of days in hospital

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2:25 PM | September 07, 2021

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Three-time Brazilian world soccer champion Pele mentioned on Monday that he had undergone surgical procedure to take away a colon lesion after spending a number of days in hospital.

On August 31, Pele was hospitalized for medical assessments on the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, which revealed a tumor.

“My pals, thanks very a lot for the type messages,” the famed soccer participant wrote on Instagram. “I thank God for feeling very effectively and for permitting Dr. Fabio and Dr. Miguel to deal with my well being.”

“Final Saturday I underwent surgical procedure to take away a suspicious lesion in the proper colon. The tumor was recognized throughout the assessments I discussed final week. Thankfully, I am used to celebrating nice victories alongside you.”

“I’ll face this match with a smile on my face, a variety of optimism and pleasure for residing surrounded by the love of my household and pals,” he added.

The all time prime goal-scorer will flip 81 in October.

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