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Pele receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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Brazil football legend, Pele, has received his first dose of the COVID-19.

The 80-year-old described it as an “unforgettable day”.

Pele shared the news on his social media pages, along with a photo of him receiving the shot.

“Today is an unforgettable day I received the vaccine!

“The pandemic is not over yet. We must keep discipline to preserve lives until many people have taken the vaccine,” Pele said.

Less than 4% of Brazil’s population has been vaccinated against the Coronavirus.

The country has the second highest COVID-19 death toll in the world, nearing 260,000 victims.

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