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Juve Defender Rugani ‘Doing Well’ After Coronavirus Diagnosis

Juventus’ Italian defender Daniele Rugani provides a press convention on the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam on the eve of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final soccer match between Ajax Amsterdam and Juventus FC. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP


Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, the primary Italian top-flight footballer identified with coronavirus, stated on Monday he was “doing well” and hoped his case “served to sensitise everyone” to the sickness.

“I’m fine, I reassure everyone. I’ve always been quite well, I haven’t had any serious symptoms. I consider myself lucky,” Rugani informed Juventus TV.

The 25-year-old Italian worldwide was identified final Wednesday with the Turin membership saying he was asymptomatic.

Since then a complete of 11 Serie A gamers have being identified with the sickness which has killed greater than 1,800 individuals within the Mediterranean nation.

“There was a huge media explosion right away. A lot of people wrote to me and I thank them,” stated Rugani, who’s presently self-isolating in a room on the workforce’s J-Lodge, beside the Italian champions’ coaching centre.

“I hope it served to lift consciousness, particularly those that had not understood the seriousness of this downside.

“I’m going to recover from it, we’re going to get by and I hope we’ll all come out even stronger.

“The quarantine is hard, much more so since you are alone, so I can’t wait to embrace all my family members.”


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