A large part of the children and grandchildren of the former Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento “Pelé” They spent Christmas night at the hospital where the three-time world champion has been hospitalized for almost a month, at a time when his delicate state of health is a reason for care and concern.
“Almost everyone,” said Kely Nascimento, one of the daughters of what many consider to be the best soccer player of all time, posting a photo on her Instagram account at dawn this Sunday in which she appears with her brothers and her mother. in the hospital room where Pelé was admitted on November 29.
In the image are the wife of the “king”, Marcia Aoki, their three eldest children, including the exporter Edinho, who arrived in Sao Paulo on Saturday, and some of the grandchildren, but the bed in which Pelé is under care does not appear intensive.
“Almost every. Merry Christmas. Gratitude, love, togetherness, family… The essence of Christmas. We thank all of you for all the love and light that you direct our way. In this crazy and amazing life, I would be nothing without them. Today and always: Merry Christmas, happy everything, ”Nascimento stated in his publication.
One of the last to arrive was Edinho, a former Santos goalkeeper and current coach of the Londrina club, whose professional commitments only allowed him to go to the hospital on Saturday.
The state of health of the 82-year-old former soccer player has captured the attention in Brazil since last Wednesday, when the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo reported a worsening of colon cancer that he was diagnosed with in 2021 and said that Pelé is receiving care related to “kidney and heart dysfunctions”.
Pelé was hospitalized to evaluate a change in the chemotherapy treatment he had been receiving since the colon tumor was detected in September last year.
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