Cristiano Ronaldo Sends a Heartwarming Message to Pele After Hospitalization

Published 12/12/2021, 12:47 PM EST


Brazil’s Pele is remembered as one of the greatest footballers of all time and still has a claim to be the best. However, the GOAT debate has since changed with the emergence of stars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Even Pele has always been supportive of both the maestros.

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Pele, now 81, and has been suffering from a few health issues, for a while. The Brazilian legend revealed the details of his illness in an Instagram post where he talked about his chemotherapy sessions. He attended his last session of 2021 and wanted to celebrate with his fans on Instagram.

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“I’m going to stay here for a few days”- Pele said

Friends, since September 30th, when I left the hospital, you know that I have been having small chemotherapy sessions as part of my treatment. Today I’m at Albert Einstein doing the last session of 2021. I wanted to share this achievement with you,” the caption said.

Pele revealed that he’ll undergo some more examinations, and jokingly reassured his fans that he’ll be staying on Earth for a few more days.

 

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Interestingly, in a show of support, Cristiano Ronaldo commented on the post and sent his strength to the legendary footballer. Pele also thanked Ronaldo for his wishes, showing that there’s a lot of camaraderie between the two superstars.

Forca amigo,” Ronaldo commented.

Pele has always taken interest in Ronaldo, and has called him the best player in the world on multiple occasions. While Pele has also said the same about Lionel Messi, his relationship with Ronaldo has been exceptionally stellar. The Brazilian legend has also presented a few awards to Ronaldo, one of them being the Ballon d’Or.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and his form for Manchester United

Ronaldo has continued his fine form since joining Manchester United and has been the club’s top scorer this season with 12 goals.

Soccer Football – Champions League – Group F – Manchester United v Atalanta – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – October 20, 2021 Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after the match REUTERS/Phil Noble TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

He has been in a fiery form in the UEFA Champions League and has scored six goals in five games. It’ll be interesting to see if his contributions will help United win a trophy this season, but the man has proved his haters wrong once again.

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Aniket Awasthi

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Aniket Awasthi is a soccer author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for soccer to enhance his journalism. He lists charismatic names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford as his favorite players, but he is a great admirer of Karim Benzema too.

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