Gulf Times - Pele
Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to Brazil on Monday, his advisor told AFP on Saturday.

Pele says "much better" after French hospital stay

Pele says "much better" after French hospital stay

Brazil soccer great Pele said on Friday he was feeling "so much better" after receiving treatment in a French hospital for a urinary infection.

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.

France beat Croatia to win World Cup after Croatia thriller

France beat Croatia to win World Cup after Croatia thriller

France won their second World Cup 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday.

Pele unable to light Olympic cauldron due to poor health

Pele unable to light Olympic cauldron due to poor health

Brazil football legend Pele said poor health will prevent him from lighting the Olympic cauldron at the Games' opening ceremony on Friday as he had hoped to do.