Pele, legendary Brazilian forward is afraid to make public appearances due to his inability to walk without aide.
The revelations by his son Edinho follows his recent medical complications that saw him receive treatment to treat a urinary infection.
In addition to that, Pele has a problem with his hip that he needs a walking aide to move around but he opts for a wheelchair.
The 79-year old legend and three time world champion underwent a prostrate surgery in 2015.
Speaking to Globo, Edinho described how his father who is considered a king can no longer walk properly.
He continued by saying his current state has left him embarrassed opting to do chores around the house only.
Edinho admits he never received the right kind of rehabilitation following his hip surgery something that has left him depressed.