Pelé receives medical discharge after being operated on kidney stone

The Brazilian former player, 78, has only one kidney since the 70s. In Paris he was hospitalized for a urine infection.

Brazilian ex-footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé, received a medical discharge on Monday and returned home after undergoing a kidney stone surgery at a Sao Paulo hospital on Saturday, medical sources said.

Pele, 78, "received high clinic in the morning today (Monday)," said a brief newsletter signed by the medical team that served the exfutbolista and disclosed by the h Israeli capital Albert Einstein of Sao Paulo. The triple champion of the world with the Brazilian team and who has only one kidney since the seventies, he underwent surgery on Saturday for a kidney stone that kept him hospitalized since last Tuesday, when he returned from Paris. In the French capital, where he participated in an act with sponsors, he remained hospitalized for another five days in "severe infection of orina that required medical assistance and emergency surgery" . 'O Rei' remained for two weeks interned in 2014 due to a urinary infection that arose after having been operated on for kidney stones, while in 2015 he underwent surgery for the prostate. The health of the Brazilian star has been a cause of concern in the last years, in which he has also undergone surgical procedures in the spine and hip

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