Pelé has been in hospital for six days after routine tests

Pelé, 80, reported on August 31 that he went to a hospital in São Paulo to undergo a series of routine examinations that had been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but assured his social networks that he was in good health.

RIO DE  JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Brazilian superstar soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento "Pelé" has been in a São Paulo hospital for six days after undergoing a series of routine examinations, one of his representatives confirmed to local media.

Pelé, 80, reported on August 31 that he went to a hospital in São Paulo to undergo a series of routine examinations that had been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but assured his social networks that he was in good health.

However, according to reports on Monday, "O Rei" has remained in hospital since then, although the . . .

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