Pelé Dismisses Talk of Depression, Tells Fans He Is Well

Pelé’s son Edinho had told Globo that the three-time World Cup winner was depressed and reluctant to leave his house because of mobility problems.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Former Brazil striker Pelé dismissed talk he is depressed and reclusive on Thursday, and assured fans he is doing well and maintaining a busy schedule.

Pele’s son Edinho told Globo in an interview published a week ago that the three-time World Cup winner was depressed and reluctant to leave his house because he cannot get around properly due to hip problems.

“I am good,” said Pelé, who will be . . .

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