HomeFootballThe son of Pele has called the word about dad’s depression a translation error
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Son of the famous Brazilian striker Pele of Edinho said that his words about dad’s depression has been misunderstood because of problems with translation.
Edinho told the UOL portal, he hadn’t spoken about his father’s depression as a diagnosis. Edinho meant depressed emotional state.
“My words were taken out of context – said the son of Pele. – I meant a little more. It is a pity that it was publicized so poorly”.
According to Edinho, Pele now do more time at home. According to him, this is normal, and his father was always home, because it was hard for him to go out being so popular.
79-year-old Pele is experiencing health problems. In recent years, he underwent several operations on the hip joint that was replaced. The last time the former football star is unable to move independently.