Pele

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Pelé has said he feels better every day as he recovers from surgery. Photograph: Nelson  Almeida/Getty/AFP

Former Brazilian soccer player Pele said on Wednesday he was feeling better “every day”, almost two months after leaving hospital following the remova(...)

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, in 2019.  Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is set to leave hospital after recovering from an operation to remove a tumour from his colon, his daughter Kely said on (...)

Diego Maradona in action for Argentina against Belgium during the 1982 World Cup at the Nou Camp in Barcelona. Photograph: Steve Powell/Allsport/Getty Images

Pele paid tribute to his fellow all-time great Diego Maradona after the Argentinian’s death at the age of 60, saying: “One day, I hope we can play foo(...)

 Pele used a walking frame to stand on stage during the opening event of the 2018 Carioca Football Championship  in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

Pele will be unable to attend a London tribute dinner in his honour after he collapsed and was taken to hospital in Brazil with severe exhaustion. Pe(...)

Pele in action for the New York Cosmos in 1975. Photograph: George Tiedemann /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

New York, the ads on the subway system read, it’s “Cosmos Country” again although nobody, not even the club’s new owner, is pretending that the local (...)

 File photograph of Pele. File photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has undergone back surgery, a close aide has told reporters, in the latest of a series of recent health problems afflict(...)

Former Brazilian soccer goalkeeper Edson Cholbi do Nascimiento, known as Edinho. Photograph: EPA/Caetano Barreira

The son of former Brazil striker Pele has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for laundering money earned from drug trafficking, Brazilian media r(...)

Brazilian goalkeeper Gylmar pictured during a training session in Dulwich before a friendly game against England in May 1956. Photograph: Reg Birkett/Keystone/Getty Images

Goalkeeper Gylmar, an ever present in the legendary Brazil teams that won the World Cup in 1958 and 1962, has died in Sao Paulo, aged 83.The former S(...)