High-profile player Luis Suarez tests Positive for COVID-19

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

17th Nov, 2020. 02:15 pm
Luis Suarez

Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suárez is now out of Uruguay’s match against Brazil as he has been tested for the novel coronavirus.

According to the details goalkeeper of Uruguay’s goalkeeper Rodrigo Muñoz and national team staffer, Matías Faral also been infected by the virus.

The 33-year-old is the latest footballer to be struck with the virus during the international break. Luis Suarez is the third high-profile player to test positive for the dread virus during an international break after Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah was infected.

Uruguayan Football Association in its statement said: “Swabs showed Luis Suarez, Rodrigo Muniz, and Matias Faral had all tested positive for Covid-19.“The rest of the players and backroom staff tested negative. The three people mentioned are in a good state of health and the necessary measures have been implemented.”

Moreover, Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suárezwill miss not only the Brazil game but also Saturday’s Spanish league match between Atlético Madrid and his former club Barcelona.

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