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Brazil football legend Pele has been admitted to a hospital after developing swelling "all over his body" on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Brazil's football legend Pele, who is Brazil's all-time leading scorer with 77 goals in 92 games, has been taken to Hospital Albert Einstein in Sao Paulo after developing swelling "all over his body" on Wednesday, Nov. 30. When officers examined him, they identified a heart issue as well. He was reported to be 'very restless' when he arrived at the hospital and is also said to have been struggling to feed himself, BBC reported.

However, Pele's daughter Kely Nascimento posted on Instagram confirming that there was "no emergency" involved.

Pele had a tumor removed from his colon last year in Sept. 2021 and has since had regular treatment at the hospital, the Mirror reported.

"Lots of alarm in the media today concerning my dad's health," Nascimento said.

"He is in the hospital regulating medication. There is no emergency or new dire prediction. I will be there for New Years and promise to post some pictures."

The 82-year-old was having cardiac issues and there were concerns that his chemotherapy treatment was not having the expected effect. Pele spoke out on his health battles earlier this year. He admitted that the treatment was "difficult." He shared a picture with his wife Marcia and dog Cacau and stated that he was glad to be home with his family by his side.

"The peace of being next to my dear wife, Marcia, and our inseparable companion, Cacau. Treatment is difficult, but feeling their love is the best medicine. Home Sweet Home," he said on Instagram in April.

In February earlier this year, he also spent two weeks in the hospital for a urinary tract infection that complicated his treatment. He was also in the hospital to have a kidney stone removed in 2019 and in 2014 for another urinary tract infection.

Pele, the former striker, is one of only four players to have scored in four World Cup tournaments and is the only player in history to have won three World Cups (1958, 1962, and 1970).

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