World Cup host nation Qatar supported hospitalized Pele on Saturday, lighting up buildings with a "Get well soon" message for the Brazil football legend.

Iran PressMiddle East: Brazilian football legend Pele is 'no longer responding to chemotherapy in his fight against bowel cancer.

Reports from Brazil say Pele, 82, has been moved into a  'palliative care'  ward at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo.

The Lusail Stadium in Doha, which will host the World Cup final on December 18, and the Aspire Tower next to the Khalifa Stadium, were adorned with pictures of Pele in his famous number 10 shirt.

On the Corniche, the Qatari capital's seafront promenade, the dozens of drones that come alive each night drew a Brazil shirt with Pele's name and number 10 on the back.

Players in Qatar have expressed concerns for the health of the three-time World Cup winner, who is now 82.


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