Pele (centre)Photo: Dado Galdieri/AP Images
Brazilian striker Pele was depressed because of health problems. About his son Edinho has told on air of TV Globo, Reuters reports.
According to Edinho, Pele recently underwent surgery for a hip replacement and the recovery process was not as it should have been. Now the Brazilian can’t walk. “Because of this, he developed some type of depression. Imagine, he is the King and cannot move normally,” — said the son of a striker.
He also shared that his father does not want to leave the house. Pele leads a solitary life, because he doesn’t want to be seen.
Over the past few years, the 79-year-old Pele was repeatedly hospitalized due to health problems. The draw for the world championship in Moscow, held in December 2018, he was in a wheelchair, as he underwent surgery on her hip. In January 2018 he was hospitalized due to exhaustion. In April 2019, he successfully underwent surgery to remove stones from the ureter.
Pele, three — time world champion Brazil team. He was the player of the century by the International football Federation.
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