23 May 2022,   15:46
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Brazil soccer legend Pelé hospitalized for colon tumor

Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has been hospitalized for chemotherapy treatment of a colon tumor Wednesday, a spokesperson at Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital confirmed to CNN.

“He is in stable condition and expected to be released in the next few days”, - the spokesperson told CNN.

Pelé, 81, underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his right colon in September 2021, which was found by doctors during routine examinations.

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