According to PELE’S daughter Kely, their family is appreciative of having “another night” with the legendary Brazil World Cup player.
As his cancer worsens, Kely Nascimento posted a heartbreaking update as his family gathered to be by his side in the hospital for Christmas. He has won the World Cup three times.
Following his most recent health scare, his children have shared heartfelt photos of themselves with the icon of Brazil.
Since September of last year, the 82-year-old has been enduring colon cancer treatment.
This week, his cancer had progressed, according to the doctors, and he needed treatment for renal and cardiac problems.
Kely expressed gratitude for her family, even though she spent Christmas in the hospital, in an Instagram post.
“We can only be grateful even in times of tragedy. Thank you for being together, for your love, and for allowing me to be with him during this time.
“Happy Holidays. I wish you all good health, a lot of love, a lot of joy, a lot of laughing, and a lot of passion now and always.
“Another night with him.”
She previously shared a photo of the family assembled at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, which featured his wife Marcia Aoki.
Additionally, she shared a photo of herself cuddling the three-time World Cup champion while his granddaughter was visible on a sofa in the background.
“We are still here, fighting and believing. another joint evening, “She composed.
She additionally provided a video of her father dozing off in bed as his family talked to him.
Pele has been on everyone’s mind and in their prayers around the football world.
Since being admitted to the hospital, he has received a number of words of encouragement, including one from French sensation Kylian Mbappe, who urged fans to “pray for the King.”
Edinho, Pele’s son, has also made his way to the hospital to support his father.
He shared a touching photo of them holding hands on Instagram along with the caption, “Father… my strength is yours.”
Pele didn’t miss the thrilling World Cup final between Argentina and France despite being bedridden in the hospital.
On Instagram, he wrote: “Football still tells its story in an engaging way now, just as it always has.”
“First World Cup victory for [Lionel] Messi, as his trajectory merited.
“In the final, my close friend Mbappe scored four goals.”
“What a privilege it was to see this extravaganza for our sport’s future.”