Various resources said that a Brazilian professional footballer is one of those Paris Saint-Germain footballers to have confirmed Coronavirus.
A PSG press release, on earlier Monday, said that three footballers are tested positive after a Sars Cov2 test and follow the adequate health precautions, and all staff and players will continue to be tested for COVID-19 within the next few days.
Brazilian international Neymar is one of three Paris Saint-Germain players to have tested positive for Covid-19, according to multiple reports. https://t.co/zzngSPjwQH
— CNN International (@cnni) September 3, 2020
Earlier Coronavirus victims are Leandro Paredes and Angel Di Maria, their agency declared it through an email to a media company known as CNN.
French media described that three players of the same club all got positive results for the COVID-19 after coming back from vacation in Ibiza, Spain.
CNN News visited to all of the victim players’ representatives for comment. Moreover, the French media, on Thursday, declared that another 3 football players had confirmed Coronavirus, but the club didn’t show the names of those infected players.
Infected players are getting appropriate health protocols
The release read that the recent tests for Sars CoV2 carried out on the club, Paris Saint-Germain, which is the first club to declare 3 new COVID-19 victims, and those players are taking adequate health protocols.
Neymar, with the other two players, is currently facing the scene of missing the start of PSG’s 2020/2021 season due to start on 10th September when he travels to face Lens.
Already, the French domestic league season is going, but the start of the PSG has been postponed because of side’s run in the CL (Champion League).
Strict Ligue 1 protocols
Moreover, there are strict Ligue 1 measures requiring football players that got positive results for the COVID-19 to self-isolate.
One of the world’s most expensive football player, Neymar, joined the Paris Saint-Germain club for 263 million dollars from Barcelona in 2017.
Last month, the Brazilian, including Paredes and Di Maria, played for the Paris Saint-Germain club that lost in the final of CL (Champion League) to Bayern Munich in Lisbon.
In the last season, Neymar scored nineteen goals along with twelve assists in twenty-seven appearances in twenty-seven appearances in all club matches. Furthermore, Ligue 1 was the high level European professional soccer league not to postpone matches due to the pandemic Coronavirus, with Paris Saint-Germain club held the title with Tuchel’s side twelve points clearly on the top position before the suspension of the league in March.