Pele’s daughter shares an old photo of herself with her legendary dad and sisters at a health center event with the caption ‘Time flies, happy times are forever’ – as the state 82-year-old woman’s health worsens in hospital
The daughter of Brazilian soccer great Pelé has posted a heartwarming photo on social media as her father continues his fight for life.
Pele’s family have reunited in hospital as his condition worsens – Kely Nascimento sharing a moment during happier times as the 82-year-old receives treatment after his colon cancer progresses.
Taking to Instagram, Nascimento shared a photo of the soccer icon with herself and two other girls – Flavia and Jennifer – at a Gala event in Pequeno Principe, a health centre.
“Time flies, happy times are forever,” she added to the lovely image.
Pelé’s daughter, Kely Nascimento, shared an old photo of her by his side at an event
Nascimento also shared a Christmas Day photo of Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a touching caption.
She took to her Instagram profile later that day to express her gratitude to the medical staff at the hospital.
“We still have so much to be grateful for, even spending Christmas in the hospital, we are aware of the privilege of being in a hospital like @hosp_einstein,” she wrote.
She posted a picture of her family on Instagram the night of Christmas Day alongside a message thanking hospital staff for caring for the 82-year-old footballer.
‘To see our father cared for by these professional, super competent and extremely loving people.’
Greats like Rivaldo and football fans around the world have paid tribute and prayed for the health of one of football’s most famous sons.
The Brazilian legend had a colon tumor removed in September 2021 but was admitted to hospital on November 29.
Pelé, considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, won three World Cups with Brazil
A hospital statement released last week said Pele needed further care “related to kidney and heart dysfunction”.
The three-time World Cup winner’s daughter has confirmed that family members will be spending Christmas with him in hospital and that grandchildren will also be joining him.
Pele is widely regarded as the greatest Brazilian player of all time and he was able to watch his country’s campaign at the World Cup in Qatar, despite being hospitalized.
He burst onto the world stage as a 17-year-old at the 1958 World Cup, helping Brazil win the first of their record five victories, before also winning the 1962 and 1970 World Cups with the national team.
One of Pele’s former rivals, Romario, wished the Brazilian soccer legend well in a recent social media video.
Talk to Ge Globo, Romario said: ‘King, get better. So much faith. The whole world is looking for you and praying for you. Improvements! I kiss your heart.
Former Brazilian striker Romario took to Brazilian TV to wish Pele all the best in a recent video
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