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Pele Undergoes Surgery to Remove Tumor

Brazil's football legend, Pele, has confirmed that he has undergone surgery to remove a tumor from his colon. The three-time World Cup winner confirmed the news on his Instagram account on Monday, September 6th, 2021.

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Pele, Brazil

Pele, Brazil

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The football legend was optimistic about his social media post. He also said he is very sure that he will face this his present situation with a smile on his face.

Last Saturday, I underwent surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in the right colon. The tumour was identified during the tests I mentioned last week. Fortunately, I am used to celebrating great victories alongside you. I will face this match with a smile on my face, a lot of optimism and joy for living surrounded by the love of my family and friends.

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