Pele is ‘thirsty for new goals’ after hospital release

first_img Indo-Asian News Service Rio de JaneiroApril 17, 2019UPDATED: April 17, 2019 12:41 IST Football legend Pele did a couple of stints in the hospital to deal with urinary infection and kidney problems (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPele is ready to pursue “new goals” after his hospital stay due to urinary infection and kidney problemThe football legend underwent surgery to remove a kidney stonePele has suffered a series of health issues in recent yearsBrazil football great Pele has said he is ready to pursue “new goals” after 13 days in hospital with a urinary tract infection and kidney problem.”My dear friends. I’m happy to be able to write again to let you know that I’m fine,” Pele said on Twitter on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Pele was admitted to a hospital in France on April 2 after suffering from fever during an event with Paris Saint-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe.The 78-year-old travelled back to Brazil last Monday but was immediately taken to Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital, where he underwent surgery to remove a kidney stone. He was discharged on Monday.”I would like to thank the medical staff of Albert Einstein Hospital, and especially you, for the prayers and positive energy. I’m back on the field, thirsty for new goals in life,” he added.Pele, the only player to win the World Cup three times, has suffered from a series of health issues in recent years, including prostate problems and complications from hip replacement surgery.Also Read | Pele hospitalised in Paris with urinary infection, condition not life-threateningAlso Read | Brazil football legend Pele says he feels ‘so much better’ after French hospital treatmentAlso Watch | India name 15-man squad for 2019 Cricket World CupFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byRoshni Tags :Follow Football legendFollow hospital stayFollow Pele Pele is ‘thirsty for new goals’ after hospital releaseBrazilian football legend Pele spent 13 days in hospital with a urinary tract infection and kidney problem, and is now eager to get back to life.advertisement Nextlast_img

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