Pele has healthy vital signs, is alert, and has no further problems, doctors say . The three-time World Cup champion is also fighting cancer and undergoing chemotherapy .
Sao Paulo (Brazil), December 7: Peles' health is improving and he has no new problems, according to the doctors on Tuesday.Since a week, the 82-year-old has been hospitalized for respiratory disease that was made worse by COVID-19.As soon as he recovers fully, he is expected to be released.(He has) healthy vital signs, is alert, and has no further problems, according to a statement issued by Sky Sports by the Albert Einstein hospital.Pele is still receiving a lot of love from his supporters in this time of illness.Fans cheered for the five-time champions in Qatar during the FIFA World Cup by using shirts, badges, and banners depicting a young Pele celebrating his success on the field and winning trophies.This was seen before the sides' round of 16 match against South Korea, in which the legend said he would recuperate from the hospital.On the field of play, Brazils players also displayed a banner congratulating Pele, who now advances to the quarterfinals after winning the match against South Korea. Pele recalled memories of his World Cup debut in 1958, ahead of Monday's match against South Korea.The 17-year-old played a key role in his club's triumph in the tournament.Pele recalled memories of his World Cup debut in 1958, when the 17-year-old helped Brazil win the Jules Rimet Trophy in Sweden, on Monday evenings, as part of a last-16 match at Stadium 974.Pele wrote on Twitter: I walked the streets in 1958 thinking about fulfilling the promise I made to my father.I know that many have made similar promises and are also aiming for their first World Cup, and I will be monitoring it from the hospital and cheering for each of you. Peles' form in the 1962 and 1966 World Cup final was hampered, but in 1970, the team defeated Brazil for their third title.Pele has 757 goals in 831 games over a glittering two-decade career, starting in 1957-77.Santos' goal is to surpass 1,000, according to the club.