LE SCAN SPORT – The Brazilian football legend was released from hospital after undergoing chemotherapy.
Brazilian football legend Pelé appeared smiling in a Christmas photo posted on Twitter on Saturday, days after being released from Sao Paulo hospital where he underwent chemotherapy for colon cancer.
«Today, I hope you are experiencing moments of love, peace and union, like me. Merry christmas friends», Writes the ex-footballer of 81 years, next to his wife, Marcia Aoki, in front of a tree surrounded by gifts.
Local media reported that Pelé spent Christmas at his house in Guaruja, located on the coast of São Paulo.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, announced on December 9 that he was hospitalized for the last phase of his chemotherapy. On December 4, Pelé had been operated on for colon cancer detected during a routine check-up. .