Brasilia [Brazil]: Brazilian soccer legend Pele has received himself vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and has urged people to stick to social distancing norms.
On Tuesday native time, Pele took to Instagram to publish an image of him receiving the vaccine jab.
“Today is an unforgettable day – I received the vaccine! The pandemic is not over yet. We must keep the discipline to preserve lives until many people have taken the vaccine. Please continue to wash your hands and stay home if possible,” Pele wrote because the caption.
“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,” he added.
As per John Hopkins University, the overall variety of COVID-19 cases in Brazil presently stands at 10,646,926 while 2,57,361 people have misplaced their lives within the nation as a result of lethal illness.
Pele is thought to be one of many biggest gamers of all time and he was additionally labelled “the greatest” by FIFA. The former Brazilian star was among the many most profitable and in style sports activities figures of the twentieth century.
During his taking part in days, Pele was for a interval the best-paid athlete on this planet. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) and was one of many two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century.
The similar 12 months, Pele was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. Pele registered a complete of 1,279 targets in 1,363 video games, and this can be a Guinness World Record.