Brazilian football legend Pele on Saturday congratulated Argentine star Lionel Messi on breaking the record for being the “King” of the South American continent, while apologizing for the delay in praising him. He is undergoing surgery to remove a colon tumor at Sao Hospital. Palo.
The former Barcelona star, who went to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, broke Belle’s record of 77 international goals on the 9th of this month and became the continent’s top scorer with 79 goals after a hat-trick against Bolivia during the 2022 World Cup. Qualified in Qatar.
Pele apologized for the delay in recognizing the small “play” record with the picture of the Argentine star posted on the “Instagram” website, Messi broke the 4-time world champion record with Brazil. The latter underwent surgery to remove the tumor in the colon.
“I could not miss the opportunity to congratulate you on setting a new record earlier this month. Your talent is incredible,” he added.
Pele hoped Messi would beat “more” at his new Parisian club alongside Frenchman Kylian Mbabane and his teammate Neymar.
Pele, 80, is still in a hospital in Sவோo Paulo, one of his daughters, Kelly Nacimento, wrote on her Instagram account Friday that her father had come “several steps” to heal.
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