RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Pelé, widely considered to be one of the greatest footballers in history and who will turn 80 in October, has had hip trouble for years and now needs a frame to walk. Many of his recent public appearances have been in a wheelchair.

“He’s pretty fragile. He had a hip replacement and didn’t have an adequate or ideal rehabilitation,” Edinho told TV Globo.

“He has this problem with mobility and that has set off a kind of depression. Imagine, he’s the King, he was always such an imposing figure and today he . . .

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