Pele 'fine' after being taken into special care unit

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Pele 'fine' after being taken into special care unit

<p>Brazil legend Pele, who is being treated for a urinary tract infection, is in good condition according to his spokesman and is expected to leave the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo in the next few days.</p> <p>The hospital earlier sparked a media frenzy by announcing that the thee-time World Cup winner had been taken to a special care unit because of “clinical instability”. </p> <p>Jose Fornos Rodrigues, Pele’s personal aide, said the former Santos striker was ‘fine’ and the move was primarily to protect his privacy.</p> <p>Pele won 91 caps for Brazil and scored a world record total of 1,281 goals in 1,363 games during his illustrious 21-year career.</p>