People walks past a mural of Brazilian soccer legend Pele. Photo: AP
People walks past a mural of Brazilian soccer legend Pele. Photo: AP

Pele’s family gather at hospital bedside, as ‘worsening’ cancer leads to kidney and heart problems

  • Three-time World Cup winner says his colon cancer was showing ‘progression’ but needed ‘more extensive care’ to treat kidney and heart failure
  • Pele has received messages of support since hospitalisation, including from French star Mbappe, who called on followers to ‘pray for the King’

People walks past a mural of Brazilian soccer legend Pele. Photo: AP
People walks past a mural of Brazilian soccer legend Pele. Photo: AP
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