Football great Pele arrived back in Brazil Tuesday after receiving treatment for a urinary tract infection during a six-day hospital stay in France.
The three-time World Cup winner was discharged late Monday from the private American hospital in the Paris suburbs where he had been taken after falling ill following an appearance at a promotional event with France striker Kylian Mbappe.
After arriving at the Sao Paulo-Guarulhos airport in Brazil, the 78-year-old was taken through the terminal in a wheelchair and was driven away in a van.
“Once again, thank God, everything went well. I’m alive. Long live Brazil,” Pele said after he arrived. Read more