Juventus France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi and Mattia Zaccagni Hellas Verona have both tested positive for coronavirus, their clubs in Serie A confirmed Tuesday.
“Matuidi has undergone medical tests that revealed his positivity Covid-19,” the Italian champions in a statement.
added Juve aged 32 is currently asymptomatic and Matuidi “in voluntary isolation at home.” The midfield club teammate Daniele Rugani was the first top-flight footballer to be diagnosed with coronaviruses March 11, sending all quarantined team.
In total, 13 players from Serie A have officially been diagnosed with the disease, including seven three Sampdoria and Fiorentina.
The Italian midfielder Zaccagni, 24, had been in self-isolation commeune precautionary measure after Verona Sampdoria played on March 8
“Zaccagni is doing well these days, he only had some fever, “eighth Serie A club said.
“the player and any team extend their voluntary isolation at home until March 25, while continuing to monitor. “
Matuidi had urged her fans to” take care “in a post on Instagram weekend.
“at first I did not really realize the severity of this disease was and the danger,” he said.
“In this difficult time for all of us, I just wanted to invite you to follow official recommendations carefulment and taking care of yourself and your loved ones. “