One-time Brazil midfielder Ederson says he has testicular cancer and won't be able to play for his Flamengo club for months.
The disease was detected last Saturday and he will undergo surgery next Monday, the 31-year-old footballer said in a news conference on Tuesday.
Ederson has played for Nice and Lyon in France, and for Lazio in Italy. He represented Brazil once in 2010 and joined Flamengo in 2015.
Flamengo doctor Marcio Tannure said there was a 99 percent chance of total recovery for Ederson,...