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Brazil’s Pele returns to hospital for tumour treatment checkup

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Brazilian soccer great Pele has returned to the hospital for a routine checkup, his business’s manager told Reuters on Thursday, as he undergoes treatment after having a colon tumour removed last year. Sports TV network ESPN reported earlier in the day that Pele, 81, was back at Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital for new chemotherapy Read More…

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Pelé re-enters intensive care three days after leaving

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pelé has re-entered an intensive care unit at São Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital, ESPN Brasil reported on Friday, in an apparent deterioration of the three-time World Cup winner’s health after he left the unit earlier this week. The hospital and Pelé’s representative in Santos said they could not confirm the news. ESPN Brasil said Pelé Read More…

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Pele survives colon tumour removal

Reading Time: 2 minutes World Famous Brazilian soccer legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele has said he is currently recuperating after undergoing surgical removal of a tumour in his right colon. Pele gave this information in a Facebook post on Monday stating that he is feeling well and is hopeful about his chances for a full Read More…

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Lionel Messi scores 644th Barcelona goal, surpasses Pele for goals at a single club

Reading Time: 2 minutes It was the 33-year-old Messi’s 749th competitive match for Barca, meaning he has scored a goal every 1.16 games. Lionel Messi beat Pele’s record of goals for a single club when he scored his 644th for Barcelona in a 3-0 victory against Valladolid on Tuesday. The Argentina forward scored Barca’s third goal when he collected Read More…