Renewed worries about football idol pele: The 80-year-old is apparently again on the intensive care unit after removal of a colon tumor, as espn brasil reports.

In the course of the week, the Brazilian had left the intensive area of ​​the Albert-Einstein-Hospital in Sao Paulo.

Due to a reflux-sophagitis – gastric acid, the esophagus flows high – Pele had to the report back to the hospital.

A few days ago, the football legend had posted on Instagram a photo from his hospital room and written that he soon was ready to play 90 minutes plus extension .

Pele had already had to undergo several operations in the recent past. In November 2014 at the kidney, in May 2015 at the prostate, two months later on the spine and in December of the same year also at the hip.

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