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'I am not afraid, I am determined. I am confident in what I do': Pele denies reports of feeling 'depressed' after Brazil legend's son claimed his father was low after suffering poor health Pele has denied reports that he is depressed because of his mobility problems  His son claimed this week the Brazil legend was embarrassed to leave his home The 79-year-old says he has good and bad days and is still very confident  This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of his third World Cup triumph 

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 14:17 GMT, 14 February 2020 | Updated: 14:17 GMT, 14 February 2020

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Pele has denied reports he is depressed and reclusive because of mobility problems.

The former Brazil striker's son Edinho told TV Globo on Monday that his father was 'embarrassed' to leave home due to his hip issues, which causes 'a certain depression'.

Pele, who will be 80 in October, responded on Friday with a statement that read: 'Thank you for your prayers and concerns. I am fine.

Pele has denied claims made by his son that he is feeling 'depressed' over health problems

Pele has denied claims made by his son that he is feeling 'depressed' over

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