Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, returned to the Intensive Therapy Unit (ICU) at Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo (SP) where he has been hospitalized since the end of August.
The Brazilian former professional footballer’s health is steady, but the measure was taken as a precaution for closer monitoring of the King’s health status.
Pele had a reflux problem on Thursday night, September 17 which motivated the doctors decision.
Pele’s medical adviser, nor Albert Einstein Hospital confirm this information.
Pele had left the ICU last Tuesday, Sept 14 following his recovery where he publish a post on his social networks stating that he is willing “to play 90 minutes, plus overtime”. “We’ll be together soon, he wrote.