Pele, 82, reveals he is “cheering” for the Brazilian stars ahead of the South Korea clash while watching the World Cup from the hospital

World Cup icon Pele has revealed he is ‘cheering’ for Brazil ahead of South Korea clash.

Pele, 82, is in hospital to help fight an infection made worse by Covid.

Pele has thrown his support behind Brazil when they meet South Korea

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Pele has thrown his support behind Brazil when they meet South KoreaPhoto credit: Getty
Pele celebrates after winning the 1970 World Cup

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Pele celebrates after winning the 1970 World CupPhoto credit: Getty

But he hasn’t let his illness stop him from supporting his juniors as they attempt to win the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

Accept Twitterthe Samba Boys legend shared a photo of himself when he was younger, saying: “In 1958 I was walking the streets thinking about fulfilling the promise I made to my father.

“I know that today many have made similar promises and are also looking for their first World Cup.

“I’ll be watching the game from the hospital and cheering for each and every one of you. Much luck!”

Pelé is the only player to have won the world championship three times, in 1958, 1962 and 1970.

He was hospitalized earlier this week after failing to respond to chemotherapy while battling colon cancer.

Reports had surfaced that said Pele had been placed in end-of-life palliative care.

However, his family came out to deny those rumors and provided a positive health update.

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Daughter Kely Nascimento said: “He’s sick, he’s old. But right now he’s there for pneumonia. And as soon as he’s better, he’ll go home again.

“He’s not saying goodbye in a hospital at the moment.”

Pele’s other daughter, Flavia, added: “It’s very unfair for people to say he’s in palliative care at the end of his life. folks, that’s not true. believe us

“He’s not in intensive care, he’s in a normal bedroom. He is not at risk, he is under treatment.”

Brazil meets South Korea later today, hoping to secure a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.

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