Juventus’ French midfielder Blaise Matuidi (R) kicks the ball previous Inter Milan’s Italian ahead Antonio Candreva throughout the Italian Serie A soccer match Juventus vs Inter Milan, on the Juventus stadium in Turin on March eight, 2020. Vincenzo PINTO / AFP
France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has examined optimistic for coronavirus however is at the moment asymptomatic, his membership Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.
“Matuidi has undergone medical tests that have revealed his positivity to the Coronavirus-COVID-19,” the Italian champions stated in a press release.
Juve added 32-year-old Matuidi, who lifted the World Cup in 2018, is at the moment “in voluntary home isolation”.
The midfielder’s membership teammate Daniele Rugani was the primary top-flight footballer to be identified with coronavirus final Wednesday, sending all the crew into quarantine.
The 25-year-old Italian was additionally asymptomatic and is at the moment self-isolating in a room on the crew’s J-Lodge, beside the crew’s coaching centre.
Matuidi had urged his followers to “take care” in a publish on Instagram on the weekend.
“In this difficult time for all of us, I just wanted to invite you to follow the official recommendations carefully and to take great care of yourself and your loved ones,” he stated.
“A lot of encouragement and infinite thanks to all the medical and nursing staff. We are with you.”
In whole 12 Serie A gamers have formally been identified with the sickness together with seven from Sampdoria and three at Fiorentina.
The virus has killed greater than 2,500 folks in Italy and contaminated over 31,000.