Pele’s daughter provides hospital update with moving photo


A moving photo has been shared by Pele’s daughter, with the Brazil legend remaining in hospital this week.

Pele’s daughter has shared a moving photo with her father on social media as they cherish “one more night together” while treatment continues in hospital.

The 82-year-old man had been battling colon cancer for over a year and was admitted to hospital last month.

Messages of support from across the sporting world have been shared with the three-time World Cup winner, including Brazil’s current talisman Neymar.

Kely Nascimento, Pele’s daughter, has been providing updates on her father’s condition throughout his hospital stay, posting a touching photo of the pair embracing on Friday.

The caption for sharing the post on Instagram read: “We’ll still be here, fighting and believing. One more night together.”

She previously confirmed that Pele would remain in hospital over the Christmas period, saying: “The doctors and I have decided that for many reasons it is best for us to stay here, with all the care that this new family at Einstein gives us. .

“We’ll even make some caipirinhas (no kidding). We love you and we’ll give it up next week.”

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