Brazilian football legend, Pele on Saturday underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his right colon.
Pele disclosed this on his Instagram account yesterday.
Sharing the news about his surgery and recovery, the iconic football stated that he is “feeling very well.”
“My friends, thank you very much for the kind messages. I thank God for feeling very well and for allowing Dr. Fábio and Dr. Miguel to take care of my health. Last Saturday I underwent surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in the right colon. The tumor was identified during the tests I mentioned last week,” he wrote.
“Fortunately, I’m 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.”