Former Brazilian football player Pele was hospitalized. This is what O Dia says.
It is clarified that the player was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. According to the source, the 80-year-old athlete lost consciousness. To find out the cause of the incident, the footballer was placed in the intensive care unit.
Later, the athlete clarified on his Twitter that he did not lose consciousness and feels well. He noted that he is undergoing a routine examination, which he could not have undergone earlier due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pele is best known for his performances for Santos and New York Cosmos. As part of the Brazilian national team, the striker won the World Cup three times. He became the FIFA Player of the Century.