Former Brazil footballer, great Pele undergoes prostate surgery

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has undergone prostate surgery and is in stable condition. This is the second time Pele, 74, has been hospitalized in six months.In a statement, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said Pele had undergone a transurethral resection of the prostate. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s website, the procedure involves removing an internal part of the prostate gland in order to treat an enlarged prostate.Pele, whose given name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, was released from the same hospital in early December following a two-week stay with kidney problems.With more than 1,280 career goals, and an unequaled three World Cup titles during his playing career, Pele is considered by many the greatest soccer player of all time. – Reuters 

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