Pele’s daughter took to social media on Christmas Eve to thank the hospital for taking care of her father.
The Brazilian legend’s family gathered at the hospital as his condition worsened, and his daughter vowed to stay by his side while he received treatment after the 82-year-old’s cancer progressed. increase.
Kely Nascimento shared a photo on Sunday from Israel’s Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo, Brazil, with an emotional caption.
Pele’s daughter, Kelly Nascimento, posted a family photo on Instagram Christmas night, along with a post thanking hospital staff for looking after the 82-year-old football great.
She visited her Instagram profile again later in the day to thank the hospital’s medical staff.
“We always have so much to be grateful for. Even though we spend Christmas in hospital, we recognize that being in a hospital like @hosp_einstein is a privilege,” she wrote.
“To see our father treated by these professionals who are so competent and so loving.
She also shared a photo with her family earlier in the day she spent Christmas in the hospital
Nascimento confirms family will spend Christmas with Brazilian great in hospital
“There will never be a moment when you forget this privilege.
“Even though I’m sad, I just have to be grateful. Thank you for being with me, thank you for loving me, thank you for being with him.
‘Merry Christmas. Lots of health, lots of love, lots of joy, lots of laughter and lots of passion for you today and in the future.
“One more night with him.”
She shared an emotional photo of her embracing her 82-year-old father at the hospital earlier this week
Both Christmas photos included Pele’s son Edinho.
The Brazilian legend had a colon tumor removed in September 2021 but was hospitalized on November 29.
According to a hospital statement released earlier this week, Pele required further treatment “related to kidney and heart dysfunction.”
The three-time World Cup winner’s daughter confirmed that her family will spend Christmas in the hospital and her grandchildren will be with them.
Pele’s daughter has been active on social media, posting an image on her Instagram profile on Saturday of her sitting next to Edinho and his two children at the hospital.
A video has also emerged of Pele resting while his family sits on his bed displaying messages
Moving photo of Pele (right) and daughter Kelly (left) last September
“He (Edson) is here,” she captioned the photo, adding, “I won’t leave here. No one will ever take me out of here.”
She previously posted a touching photo of her father cherishing “another night together” in his hospital bed as he continues to battle cancer.
“We’re here, fighting, and having faith. One more night together,” her daughter wrote on Instagram, along with a photo of Pele being cuddled in bed. It’s in the photo.
Along with moving photos, a video was shared showing Pele sleeping in his bed while his family members talked to him.
Pele is widely regarded as Brazil’s greatest ever player and, despite being hospitalized, was able to see his country’s campaign at the World Cup in Qatar.
He burst onto the world stage at the age of 17 in the 1958 World Cup, helping Brazil become the first player in history to win it five times and then win it again. 1962 and 1970 World Cup national teams.
Considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, Pele won three World Cups with Brazil.
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Pele was able to watch the World Cup up close while he was recovering, and the 82-year-old Pele also watched the final of the tournament from his bed.
He took to social media again to congratulate Lionel Messi and Argentina on their dramatic penalty shootout victory over France, even though Brazil were eliminated in the quarterfinals.
“Today, football continues to tell its story in a compelling way, as it always has. Messi won his first World Cup, as his trajectory befits,” Pele wrote on Instagram. I wrote to
‘My dear friend, [Kylian] Mbappe scored four goals in the final. What a gift it was to the future of our sport to see this spectacle. ”
Mbappe and Brazil’s Neymar have sent congratulations to the football icon.
Concerns about Pele accelerated last month when news reports said he had been moved to end-of-life care, but his daughters quickly denied it.
Kelly told Fantastico last month about his father: “About three weeks ago he contracted Covid. Because of this, he got a lung infection.
“That’s why he went to the hospital. It’s because of a lung infection. Is he serious? He’s a certain age and he’s being treated for cancer, so it’s serious.
His other daughter, Flavia, explained that the hospital was the perfect place to get the care Pele needed.
She said: “In the hospital, he’s better supported. But he’s in a regular room, not in the ICU. So he’s not at risk.” As a person, it’s better to be in the hospital.
The hospital provided an update on Pele’s condition earlier this week, saying he now requires treatment for heart and kidney dysfunction, and his family is at his bedside.