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Pele cancels England trip to recover from hip operation

Associated Press
Feb 02, 2013 at 08:45pm IST

London: Brazil great Pele has canceled a trip to England to watch his country play at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday because he is still recovering from hip surgery.

The English Football Association say Pele's recovery is taking longer than expected. On the FA website, the 72-year-old Pele said: "I will come visit England soon, and I also look forward to seeing all of you next summer here in Brazil."

England will be playing Brazil in a friendly in Rio de Janeiro on June 2.

Pele cancels England trip to recover from hip operation

England will be playing Brazil in a friendly in Rio de Janeiro on June 2.

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