September 18, 2021 2:58 pm
Brazilian soccer great Pele took "a little step back" in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon according to his daughter Kely Nascimento.
September 15, 2021 10:22 am
The tumor was found when Pele went for routine exams at the end of August. His surgery was Sept. 4 and he had been expected to leave intensive care last week
September 14, 2021 10:43 am
The 80-year-old, three-times World Cup winner has been in the Alberto Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo since doctors removed a tumour from his colon earlier this month
September 11, 2021 10:29 am
The three-time World Cup champion also said on his Instagram that "each day I feel a little better."
September 10, 2021 10:09 am
On a night when Argentine fans were allowed to watch their national team for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Messi broke down in tears as he lifted the Copa America trophy at the Monumental stadium.
September 07, 2021 10:57 am
He went to the hospital for routine exams last week when the tumor was found. The hospital said in a statement the tumor was identified during routine cardiovascular and laboratory exams. It added it collected samples to be analyzed for pathologies.
September 07, 2021 2:41 pm
The operation was a "great victory,” Pelé said on his social media channels on Monday.
July 15, 2021 7:52 am
Shibaji Banerjee, a green and maroon legend, played for Mohun Bagan and is best remembered for stopping a free kick taken by Pele during the 1977 exhibition match against New York Cosmos.
June 18, 2021 3:26 pm
Official statistics from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, put Pele in No. 1 spot for Brazil with 77 goals. Neymar has 68 after he netted the Selecao's second against Peru.
March 15, 2021 7:42 am
Brazilian soccer great Pelé congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo for surpassing his official tally of goals.