Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele has been admitted in hospital for the second time in six months.
According to reports, the 74-year-old player`s condition is now stable after undergoing a surgery for enlarged prostate.
In November, the three-time World Cup winner was treated in for urinary infection and had his kidney removed.
A spokesperson for the Albert Einstein Hospital, where the footballer is admitted, confirmed Pele was staying there but declined to elaborate further.
Pele has cored than 1,280 career goals with 77 goals in 91 appearances for Brazil. He was named the athlete of the century by the International Olympic Committee in 1999.