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Pele successfully removed kidney stone after surgery

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Brazilian Football legend Pele has successfully undergone surgery at a Sao Paulo hospital for the removal of a kidney stone.

The Albert Einstein Hospital said on its website Saturday that Pele’s surgery went well, but did not provide additional details.

The 78-year-old was hospitalized in Brazil on April 2 after spending five days in a Paris hospital for a urinary infection.

Pele (pictured April 9, 2019) was admitted to a medical facility after returning from France, where he had spent six days in a Paris hospital for surgery

He had been in France to attend an event with Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe. Pele has been in the hospital frequently over the last few years for kidney and prostate problems.

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