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Pele 'thirsty' for life after hospital release

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

football great has said he is ready to pursue "new goals" after 13 days in hospital with a and kidney problem.

"My dear friends. I'm happy to be able to write again to let you know that I'm fine," said on on Tuesday, reported.

was admitted to a hospital in on April 2 after suffering from during an event with Paris Saint-Germain and forward

The 78-year-old travelled back to last Monday but was immediately taken to Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital, where he underwent to remove a He was discharged on Monday.

"I would like to thank the medical staff of Albert Einstein Hospital, and especially you, for the prayers and I'm back on the field, thirsty for new goals in life," he added.

Pele, the only to win three times, has suffered from a series of health issues in recent years, including prostate problems and complications from hip replacement



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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 07:26 IST