The 80-year-old superstar joined the four percent of his homeland’s population that has been vaccinated on Tuesday, sharing the news on social media by posting a photo of himself receiving the shot in his arm.
“Today is an unforgettable day – I received the vaccine!” Pele told his millions of fans.
The football icon warned followers: ‘I received the vaccine. But the pandemic is not over yet. We must keep discipline to preserve lives until many people have taken the vaccine.
‘Please continue to wash your hands and stay home if possible. When you go out please don’t forget your mask and maintain social distance. This will pass if we can think of others and help each other.’
Brazil has the world’s second-highest Covid-19 death toll after the
John Lewis (Analysis Editor Newspresslive.com )