Brazilian Legend, Pele has confirmed that he is recovering well after undergoing surgery to remove a tumor.
“I am recovering well,” Pele, 80, said in a message posted on social media. The surgery was carried out on Saturday in Sao Paulo.
The hospital treating him said on Monday the former footballer was recovering in an intensive care unit. In an update Wednesday the hospital did not say if he was still in that unit.
The tumor was detected during routine tests, according to the Albert Einstein Hospital, where Pele has undergone treatment since 31 August.