It was learned that the Brazilian legend was hospitalised for medical examinations.
“Pele, 78, was hospitalised as a precaution after suffering spasms and fever overnight to Wednesday,’’ broadcaster RMC reported citing his entourage.
Pele, according to reports, had a cold and was medicated at his hotel; he woke up still feeling ill and was taken to a hospital on Wednesday.
“The Brazilian striker was still in hospital on Wednesday afternoon but was `doing well,’’ it noted.
The Brazilian had come to Paris for a promotional event with Mbappe. The event was organised by watch company Hublot which sponsors both players.