Here is the good news for all the Brazilian people and the Olympic fans. As per the recent update, it is known that on 9th of August 2016, Tuesday Pele has announced that his intention for attending the Rio Closing Ceremony that would take place on 21st of August 2016 at Maracana Stadium via Twitter post. Earlier on 9th of Aug, he took to the Twitter for saying thanks to all his fans and also regarding his intention to attend the closing ceremony. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.
Pele’s Ill Health Condition Made Him Not Attend Rio Opening Ceremony
It has been a huge disappointment when ill soccer of the Brazil Pele would not attend the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening ceremony on Friday, when lots of people have expected that he would be taking the Olympic torch for lighting the flame on opening ceremony. But, that did not happen as he was not able to attend because of sickness. The 75 year old legend has been in poor health quite some time. Because of the urinary infection, he has been hospitalized in the year 2014 and next twice in 2015 for a surgery on his back and prostate.
Now with the Pele’s Tweets, all the Brazilian people and the Pele’s fans are very happy as there are chances for him to attend at least the closing ceremony of the Rio Games. The Tweets made by Pele are below. So, check them out. Let us hope the best. Stay tuned for more updates.
I want to thank everyone for the well wishes from around the world, regarding the #olympics #openingceremony pic.twitter.com/hzo2CqTxdX— Pelé (@Pele) August 9, 2016
I am continuing my physiotherapy and focused on joining you for the closing festivities on August 21. I love you! #olympics— Pelé (@Pele) August 9, 2016