Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala, girlfriend test positive for COVID-19

Last Updated: Monday, 23 March 2020 (13:26 IST)
Rome: Juventus forward has tested positive for COVID-19, the Italian soccer club announced.
 
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He is the third Juve player to have been infected so far, after and Blaise Matuidi, who were both confirmed positive earlier in March.
 
“Footballer Paulo Dybala has undergone medical tests, which have revealed his positivity to the Coronavirus-COVID-19,” the club said in a statement on Saturday.
 
“The player has been under voluntary home confinement since March 11, and he will continue to be monitored, and to follow the same regime.”
 
“He is feeling fine and is asymptomatic,” it added.
 
Soon after the official confirmation issued by the club, Dybala wrote about his own and his partner’s health condition on Facebook.
 


“I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the COVID-19 test, and both Oriana and I have tested positive,” the Argentine footballer said.
 
“Luckily we are in perfect conditions. Thanks for your messages.”
 
So far, at least 14 players competing in Italian Serie A League’s clubs have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to local sports media. (UNI)