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.
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.