SAO PAULO -- Brazil football legend Pele has been hospitalised for another "medical evaluation."
The Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo says the three-time World Cup champion is "stable" after being admitted late on Monday.
Brazilian media says Pele has a urinary infection, but the information could not be immediately confirmed by the hospital.
The 74-year-old Pele was released from the same hospital less than 10 days ago after successfully undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones.
Copa America 2015 hosts Chile, and CONMEBOL's top-two ranked teams, Brazil and Argentina, got the No. 1 seeds in their respective groups on Monday in the draw held in Vina Del Mar, Chile.
Chile are joined in Group A by Mexico, Ecuador and Bolivia, while defending champions Uruguay are the two-seed in Group B along with No. 1 Argentina, then Paraguay and Jamaica rounding out that group.
2015 Copa America Draw
Group A: 1. Chile 2. Mexico 3. Ecuador 4. Bolivia
Group B: 1. Argentina 2. Uruguay 3. Paraguay 4. Jamaica
Group C: 1. Brazil 2. Colombia 3. Peru 4. Venezuela
Brazil are the top seed in Group C, and are matched with Colombia, Peru and Venezuela.
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Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin says the nation "went to hell" during the 2014 World Cup but is hopeful the Selecao will get back on track at next year's Copa America.
Brazil hosted the World Cup for the first time since 1950 in the summer, and were hoping to make amends for their shock defeat to Uruguay in the final of that tournament.
The 2014 event proved no less painful, however, as a team managed by Luiz Felipe Scolari succumbed to a 7-1 defeat to eventual champions...
SAO PAULO -- The 44-year-old son of Brazil legend Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.
Edson Cholbi do Nascimento, known as Edinho, was released late on Wednesday, a day after he was taken into custody in the coastal city of Santos.
A judge had said he had to stay in jail during the appeal process, but his lawyers obtained a petition to free the former goalkeeper.
Edinho was handed a 33-year prison...