The great player himself said he was recovering while he was in the hospital from surgery of tumor removed from his colon.
He his the only player to win three world cup, he didn’t include if the tumor was something that can be controlled or could cause death but he said he is feeling good.
“Last Saturday I underwent surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in the right colon,” he wrote in a social media post. “The tumour was identified during the tests I mentioned last week.”
Pele wrote. “I am facing up to this match with a smile on my face, a lot of optimism and happiness for being surrounded by the love of my family and friends.”
Some rumors came that he fainted days after he was reported not coming back from his annual medical check up he son also said he was depressed but he quickly debugged and denied the news that it wasn’t true
He rarely gets injured during his time of play but presently he his suffering from hip problem and that cause him not to walk well without support.