Pele in the hospital: the whole world supports the football legend
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Following the news of his hospitalization, the legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé received messages of support from around the world.
“Pray for the king,” wrote famous footballer Kylian Mbappé.
Speaking on Saturday, England captain Harry Kane said: “We are very sad to hear the news of his illness, but we wish him well, not just me but the entire England team. He's inspiring, an incredible person.
Former German striker and World Cup winner Jürgen Klinsmann told the BBC: “Pele is just a wonderful person. Outstanding personality of world football. We can just pray and hope for the best.”
Pele's support was also expressed in Qatar, where the World Cup is being held. There, the building was lit up with an image of Pele with a wish for his recovery.
Earlier it became known that Pele was diagnosed with a respiratory infection.
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