As the wife of the CBF’s base coordinator said, Branco is already talking, eating and recovering after needing to be admitted to the hospital’s ICU. These were days of apprehension with family members and of great demand from the Brazilian press and from outside the country.
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Branco, CBF base coordinator – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF
The four-time world champion has lost weight and will spend a few more days of rest at home, to fully recover. To his friends, he joked, in the few moments when he used the phone:
– I will not lose to that animal there, no.
Branco was one of 10 members of the CBF delegation who traveled to Recife to prepare for the under-18 team. The team trained at CT do Retrô FC and played a friendly match – they beat the home team by 7 to 1.
Admitted on March 16, Branco became sedated and breathing with the help of mechanical ventilation devices. For the past few days, Branco’s health condition has remained stable – which was a good sign of the 56-year-old ex’s reaction. With the improvement, he was extubated
As far as possible, following the rules for visiting patients with Covid-19, the four-time world champion in 1994 received visits from family members in the past few days.
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