According to a statement released by Albert Einstein Hospital, Brazilian football legend Pele is responding to treatment for a respiratory infection.
They also denied that the 82-year-condition old’s had deteriorated in the previous 24 hours.
“He is still undergoing treatment, and his health condition remains stable,” it said in part.
“He is doing well with treatment for a respiratory infection, and his condition hasn’t changed in the last 24 hours.”
Pele, who has been in the hospital since Tuesday, is also being treated for cancer.
The hospital also stated that Pele is receiving antibiotics for an infection and is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.
Pele had a colon tumor removed in September 2021 and has been in and out of the hospital since.