By Judith Frank
Legendary Brazilian footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento popularly known as Pele  is  to be released from hospital tomorrow after battling though a urinary tract infection that took hold of the former player following an operation to remove kidney stones.
The hospital released a statement saying that the 74-year-old has been in the hospital fort two weeks in Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital. It added that after originally being treated with antibiotics, he was transferred to intensive care and placed on dialysis to help support his only kidney.
“Pele has shown good clinical progress without signs of infection, considering the good recovery the medical team have programmed,?? the hospital said in a statement.
Pele is considered by many as one of the greatest footballer of all time, to especially due the role he played in Brazil’s 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cup-winning teams.

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