Pele Hospitalized In Brazil… After Collapsing

January 19, 2018 5:51 pm

Soccer legend Pele was rushed to a hospital in Brazil early Thursday morning after collapsing … but doctors seem confident he’ll be okay. 

So far, it appears the 77-year-old’s medical episode is being chalked up to exhaustion. 
Pele was set to host a dinner in London with the Football Writers Association on Sunday — but the FWA now says he will not make it for obvious reasons. The FWA also issued a statement about Pele’s health. 


“In the early hours of Thursday morning, Pele collapsed and was taken to hospital in Brazil where he has undergone a series of tests which appear to point to severe exhaustion.” 

“He remains on fluids while doctors monitor his recovery. Thankfully, there is no suggestion of anything more serious than exhaustion.”  (TMZ)

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