He's getting better.

Brazilian football legend Pelé has been released from the Sao Paulo hospital where he was admitted two weeks ago for chemotherapy treatment, the facility informed Thursday.

“The smile in the photo says it all.

As promised, I'm going to spend Christmas with my family, ”Pele confirmed later on Instagram, attaching a photo of him all smiles.

" I'm going home.

Thank you for all the affectionate messages ”.

Aged 81, Pelé "is in stable condition and will continue his treatment of the colon tumor identified last September," wrote the Albert-Einstein hospital in a press release which did not specify the exact date of the three-time champion's release. of the world.

Two weeks in hospital in total

“King” Pelé announced on December 9 that he was hospitalized in this establishment, which usually follows him, in order to perform “the last chemotherapy session” of the year 2021. The exact date of his admission has never been revealed. .

While the legendary footballer and his family had announced a hospital stay of "a few days", two weeks had in fact passed, during which little information had filtered out on his real state of health.

Pelé had already been hospitalized in this hospital for a month between August and September.

On September 4, she had a colon tumor removed from her routine examinations.

Since then, Pelé had published several messages assuring that his state of health was improving.


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