The football queen is vaccinated! At 35, the six-time winner of the best player in the world Marta received the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19, in the United States. The Orlando Pride striker shared on social media, on Monday, an image receiving the vaccine inside the club’s Training Center.
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Marta thanked, on Instagram, for having received the first dose and wished the fans a “great week”. The Twitter profile of the female Paulista Championship shared the athlete’s click. In the social network, several internet users celebrated the novelty and wished the queen a long life.
Like her, the former Santos striker and soccer king, Pelé, also received his dose in March, at the age of 80. At the time, he said it was an unforgettable day and that, even with the vaccine, Pele reinforced that the pandemic is not over yet. Other former athletes and sports journalists also received the prick.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis had already decreed that he would allow all adults over 18 to receive. Orlando City Soccer Club CEO Alexandre Leitão had informed that all athletes, both from City and from Pride, would start receiving vaccinations on Monday morning.
Vaccination continues to happen in the United States, where more than 165 million doses against Covid-19 have been distributed and applied, as reported by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Brazil, the regions of the country are privileging to immunize first elderly and people with comorbidities. More than 330,000 people died in the country from the disease.
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