“These last days, he has taken several steps,” Kely Nascimento stated in a message on Instagram with images of the 2 of them playing cards, Pele smiling.
“He taught me how to play a card game and he is beating me hands down,” she added.
On Wednesday, Nascimento had posted a video of the previous Number 10 singing the anthem of Santos, his former membership.
The three-time World Cup winner had undergone surgical procedure for a suspected colon tumor, detected throughout a routine checkup, on September 4, and left intensive care final week.
The outcomes of the biopsy haven’t been made public.
Considered by many to be the best footballer of all time, Pele has been sick lately, and has had numerous stints in hospital.