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'They invented that I was depressed,' says Pele

(CNN)Football fans around the world began to worry when reports emerged last month of Pele's deteriorating health.According to his son, the 79-year-old -- widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time -- had become reclusive following complications as he recovered from hip surgery.Though Pele still requires the aid of a walking frame to get around, the Brazil great says he remains in high spirits and dismissed suggestions that his health had let him to be depressed."This depression thing, I don't know if they got it wrong because in the last two years I had a bruise, a femur operation and then, when I started training or making a commercial, I had to stop," Pele told CNN Brasil's Reinaldo Gottino. "They started to worry and I ...
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