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Pele Set To Leave Hospital After Surgery

Posted: May 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Brazilian soccer legend, Pele, is set to leave hospital Saturday after undergoing prostate surgery, after the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo described his condition as “stable”.
Pele, 74, a three-time World Cup winner, was treated in hospital for a urinary infection in November 2014 after having kidney stones removed.
Pele, who has only one kidney, having had one removed towards the end of his playing career, was treated at the same hospital late last year.
A medical statement quoted on the Globoesporte website at the weekend read: “Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele) is in hospital after he underwent a surgical procedure of transurethral resection of the prostate.
“His condition is stable and he is in a room at the hospital.”