Pele: Brazil World Cup legend admitted to hospital in Paris, but condition not life-threatening – reports


Pele: Brazil World Cup legend admitted to hospital in Paris, but condition not life-threatening – reports

World Cup legend Pele has been admitted to hospital, reports in France claim.

RMC Sport radio say the former Brazil star had a ‘tetanus crisis’ and fever overnight, though it is thought the condition is not life-threatening.

The 78-year-old was in Paris at a sponsor’s event where he met Kylian Mbappe and the Paris Saint-Germain striker’s family.

Mbappe, who was 19 when he won the World Cup with France last summer, was two years older than when Pele picked up the first of his three victories in the competition i 1958.

In total he scored 77 times in 92 games for Brazil, winning the World Cup again in 1962 and 1970.

More to follow.


Source: SportsLatest TS