Brazil legend Pele’s family members gathered at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo on Saturday, the place the 82-year-old, broadly thought-about one of many best footballers of all time, has been since late November.
Doctors stated this week that Pele’s most cancers had superior and that he requires care associated to renal and cardiac dysfunction. His family stated he would stay in a Sao Paulo hospital over the festive interval.
Pele has acquired common medical remedy since a tumour was faraway from his colon in September final 12 months.
“Almost all of them. Merry Christmas. Gratitude, love, togetherness, family,” his daughter Kely Nascimento wrote on Instagram with an image of their family within the hospital.
“The essence of Christmas. We thank you all for all the love and light you send.”
Pele’s son Edinho, who performed in purpose for Santos within the Nineties, posted a picture of himself holding his father’s hand to Instagram on Saturday, with the caption “Father… my strength is yours.”
The hospital has not talked about any indicators of Pele’s current respiratory an infection, which was aggravated by COVID-19.
Newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported final weekend that Pele’s chemotherapy was not working and that medical doctors had determined to place him on palliative care. Pele’s family denied that report.
Information from Associated Press was included on this report.