Sad news hits the world of football as popular Lionel Messi with three other Paris Saint-German players tests positive for the virus COVID-19. –Popular Footballer Lionel Messi Tests Positive for COVID-19
The sad news was made known to the public by the club from what AFP reported.
According to PSG, the players are currently in isolation and also subject to the appropriate health protocols.
“The four players that tested positive for COVID-19 are Leo Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala.
“They are currently in isolation and are subject to the appropriate health protocol,” a statement said
This is a big challenge to their various teams because the players tested positive to covid ahead of the French Cup match against Vannes, including the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.
From an emotional departure from Barcelona last summer, the Argentinian star has had a rocky start to a sweet life in Paris.
Having been in 11 league games for PSG, Messi has only recorded one goal, but he has five goals in the Champions League.
He’ll be out of Monday’s cup encounter as well as PSG’s first Ligue 1 fixture since the winter break against Lyon next Sunday.
The number of COVID cases in France have raised immensely topping 200,000 a day this week
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