Brazilian Football Legend, Pele receives first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
Brazilian former professional footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine jab on Tuesday in Brazil.
Pele falls into the priority group for people to receive the vaccine in Brazil where more than 8.47 million doses have already been administrated.
Citizens above 80 are considered high risk of coronavirus complications.
“Today is an unforgettable day: I received the vaccine,” Pele wrote on his Instagram handle.
The football legend also urged others to get the vaccine towards ending the deadly virus. “The pandemic is not over yet. “We must maintain discipline to preserve lives until many people have been vaccinated.
“Please continue to wash your hands and stay home if possible. When you go out, do not forget your mask and keep your social distance.
“This will happen if we think of each other and help each other”