Pele: Brazil legend ‘improving’ but remains in intensive care

PeleBrazil legend Pele is improving but remains in intensive care having been admitted to hospital with a urinary infection earlier this week.

It follows a tweet from his account on Thursday  that said the three-time World Cup winner was “doing fine” in Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital.

The 74-year-old’s personal assistant Jose Fornos also played down the news.

But the hospital said Pele “continues under temporary kidney support, lucid and with no need of breathing support”.

The statement added: “[Pele is] improving his clinical condition and remains in the intensive care unit.”

Read more at: BBC Sport

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