Pele’s daughter shares an old photo of herself with her legendary father and his sisters at an event at a medical center with the caption, “time flies, happy moments last forever” – as the 82-year-old continues to deteriorate in hospital
Pele, the eldest daughter of Brazilian football, posted a heartwarming photo on social media as her father continues to fight for his life.
Pele’s family gathers in hospital as his condition worsens – Keli Nascimento shares happy times caring for the 82-year-old after his colon cancer progressed.
Taking to Instagram, Nascimento shared a photo of the soccer icon with himself and his two other daughters, Flavia and Jennifer, at an event at the Gala Pequeno Principe, a health center.
“Time flies, happy moments last forever,” she added to the adorable image.
Pele’s daughter Keli Nascimento shared an old photo of her with him at the event
Nascimento also shared a photo of herself from the Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Christmas Day with an emotional caption.
He took to his Instagram profile again later in the evening to express his gratitude to the hospital’s medical staff.
“We always have so much to be thankful for, even if we spend Christmas in a hospital, we know it’s an honor to be at a hospital like @hosp_einstein,” she wrote.
He posted a photo of his family on Instagram alongside a post thanking hospital staff for their care of the 82-year-old footballer on Christmas Eve.
“To see our father treated by these professionals, super competent and extremely compassionate.”
Greats like Rivaldo and football fans from around the world have paid tribute to one of football’s most famous sons.
The Brazilian legend had a tumor removed from his colon in September 2021, but was hospitalized on November 29.
Considered one of the best footballers in the world, Pele won three World Cups with Brazil
The hospital said in a statement last week that Pele needed extra care “due to impaired kidney and heart function”.
The three-time World Cup winner’s daughter has confirmed that family members will spend Christmas with her in hospital with her grandchildren.
Pele is widely regarded as Brazil’s greatest ever player and despite being in hospital, he was able to watch his country’s World Cup campaign in Qatar.
He burst onto the world stage at the age of 17 at the 1958 World Cup, helping Brazil to the first of a record five triumphs. 1962 and 1970 World Cups with the national side.
Romario, one of Pele’s former rivals, wished the Brazilian football legend well in a recent video that went viral on social media.
talk to Ge Globo, Romario: “King, get well. So much confidence. The whole world is searching and praying for you. Improvements! I kiss your heart.’
Former Brazil striker Romario spoke to Brazilian television and wished Pele well