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Brazil legend Pele punches air in celebration as 80-year-old’s condition improves after being rushed into intensive care

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BRAZIL legend Pele punched the air in celebration as he left intensive care this morning.

The 80-year-old caused fresh fears for his huge fan base as it emerged he had been readmitted to intensive care after his operation.

Pele punched the air in celebration as he left intensive care this morning

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Pele punched the air in celebration as he left intensive care this morningCredit: Instagram
The three-time World Cup winner, 80, recently had a colon tumour removed

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The three-time World Cup winner, 80, recently had a colon tumour removedCredit: Getty

The former Santos’ striker was discovered to have had a colon tumour when he went into hospital for routine examinations at the end of August.

His surgery to remove it took place on September 4 and he had been expected to leave intensive care last week.

Pele initially left the intensive care unit (ICU) on Tuesday after undergoing his op….



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