Pele has revealed he is doing well despite being admitted to hospital and intensive care.
The former World Cup winner had gone into hospital to remove kidney stones and it was reported he picked up an infection meaning he had to return.
However, Pele has revealed all is well and he was simply relocated to a special room for privacy reasons. The Brazilian took to social media to keep his fans at ease by tweeting this message of thanks to everyone.
I am blessed to receive your love and support, and thank God this is nothing serious.
— Pelé (@Pele) November 27, 2014
Currently recovering from a urine infection, Pele is doing well but insists he needs time and privacy despite the visits from friends. He added, “I am looking forward to spending the upcoming holidays with my family and will start the new year with renewed health, with many international trips already planned! Thank you!”
Everyone will be glad to hear the news that one of the worlds greatest ever players is on the road to recovery.
By Oliver Baines | November 28th, 2014