• Football icon Pele released from hospital after surgery


    SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele was released from hospital Saturday (Sunday in Manila) following prostate surgery, doctors said, after his latest health scare. The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo released a picture of a smiling Pele wearing sportswear and waving at the camera with his partner, Marcia Cibele Aoki. The 74-year-old, who was treated at the same facility last year for a severe urinary tract infection, was discharged at 6:30 pm (2130 GMT), it said.



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