Pele 'recovering well'

2014-11-14 23:59
Brazilian legend Pele. (AP)

Sao Paulo - A Brazilian hospital says Pele is "recovering well" after undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones.

The Albert Einstein hospital said in a statement on Friday that the 74-year-old Pele remains in good condition a day after the procedure in Sao Paulo.

Pele was hospitalised on Wednesday evening after canceling his appearance at an event at the Pele Museum in the coastal city of Santos because of stomach pain.

The hospital did not say when the three-time Soccer World Cup winner was expected to be discharged.

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