Lionel Messi tested positive for Covid-19 and was in isolation in Rosario, his club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) of France reported this Sunday in a medical report.
Messi had finished his vacations and had to rejoin the Parisian club. The 34-year-old footballer had arrived on December 23 to spend the end of the year festivities with his family in Rosario.
“The tests carried out during the winter holidays and before the resumption of training revealed 4 positive cases of Covid-19 among the players and 1 positive case among the staff. Affected people are subject to current COVID protocols “, reported PSG in a statement.
PSG’s technical director, Mauricio Pochettino, from Rosario, said this Sunday morning that the player You will not be able to travel from Argentina to France until you have a negative PCR test.
“Leo Messi is in constant contact with our medical services and when it is negative, France will travel,” he explained in a press conference prior to tomorrow’s game against Vannes, for the round of 16 of the French Cup.
The Parisian club confirmed that there are four footballers infected: Lionel Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Neymar.