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Pele hospitalised in Paris after meeting with Mbappe



Brazilian football legend Pele has reportedly been hospitalised in Paris for medical examinations after feeling ill following a meeting with Kylian Mbappe , French media reported on Wednesday .

“ Pele , 78 , was hospitalised as a precaution after suffering spasms and fever overnight to Wednesday , ’’ broadcaster RMC reported citing his entourage .

According to the news report , Pele had a cold and was medicated at his hotel ; he woke up still feeling ill and was taken to a hospital on Wednesday .

“ The Brazilian striker was still in hospital on Wednesday afternoon but was `doing well , ’’ it noted .
Pele had come to Paris for a promotional event with Mbappe , the star striker of France’ s World Cup victory in 2018 , organised by watch company Hublot which sponsors both players .

Pele has frequently been admitted to hospitals in the last few years for kidney and prostate procedures .
Pele ’ s meeting with Mbappe had initially been planned for last November but was postponed because of the Brazilian ’ s poor health at the time .
( dpa/ NAN)

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