Brazilian soccer legend Pele was hospitalized to undergo treatment for a colon tumor, Sao Paulo`s Hospital Albert Einstein said on Wednesday, adding that he is in stable condition and should be discharged in the next few days.
The 81-year-old three-time World Cup winner underwent a surgery to remove a colon tumor in September and spent nearly a month hospitalized. The hospital said at the time that he would need to undergo chemotherapy
According to Wednesday`s note from the hospital, Pele is now “continuing” his treatment.
The soccer legend said on Twitter last month that he was “fine” and feeling better “every day.”