19th February 11:42 PM
Brazil legend Pele reluctant to leave house because of ill health
By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 11/02/2020
[Photo: Getty Image]

Legendary Brazil forward Pele’s son says Pele is reluctant to leave his house because he cannot walk unaided.

The three-time World Cup winner, widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, was taken to hospital with a urinary infection last year.

79-year-old Pele, has had problems with his hip for some time and now needs a frame to walk, with many of his recent public appearances in a wheelchair.

Pele scored a world record total of 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during his 21-year career, including 77 goals in 91 appearances for Brazil.

[Source: BBC]

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