Football biggest, Pele is in hospital after collapsing because of exhaustion, stopping him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend.
According to the English Football Writers Association (FWA), the 77-year-old, a three-time World Cup winner, collapsed on Thursday.
He is being monitored in hospital in Brazil, FWA stated. The FWA had been because of host a dinner in his honour on the Savoy Hotel.
Pele “has undergone a series of tests which appear to point to severe exhaustion”, stated the FWA.
“He is on fluids while doctors monitor his recovery. Thankfully there is no suggestion of anything more serious.”
Pele helped encourage Brazil to wins within the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups.
He has develop into more and more frail lately and was unable to mild the Olympic flame on the opening ceremony of the 2016 Games because of ailing well being.
He scored 1,281 targets in 1,363 appearances throughout his 21-year profession, together with 77 targets in 91 appearances for Brazil.
He was a visitor in Moscow on 1 December, 2017, the place the attracts for the World Cup matches had been made. President Vladimir Putin and Diego Maradona took pictures with the legend on wheelchair.