Paulo Dybala Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Paulo Dybala

According to reports from FootballItalia, Paulo Dybala has tested positive for COVID-19. His girlfriend has also been reported to have the disease as well.

This makes him the third Juventus player to test positive for Coronavirus.

Before him, Blaise Matuidi was the second Juventus player to test positive. Before that, it was defender Daniele Rugani. Consequently, this means that many more players from Juventus could test positive in the future.

Paulo Dybala Confirms Coronavirus Case

His Own Words

Paulo Dybala confirmed on his own Instagram account that he and his girlfriend have the virus.

Accompanied by a photo of his with his girlfriend, the caption of his most recent post said: “Hi everyone, 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,” wrote the Argentina international.

“Luckily we are in perfect conditions. Thanks for your messages.”

Although he states they are in perfect condition, the disease has a long incubation period, primarily 14 days. So, symptoms may take a while to develop.

Regardless, his advantage of being a top athlete with great health will help him recover fast. His wife is in good health, as well.

Yet Another Serie A Player Tests Positive

The Italian Serie A has been one of the leagues with the most high-profile cases since the outbreak in Europe became widespread.

Sampdoria has been one of the most heavily-hit clubs in terms of COVID-19.

Manolo Gabbiadini was the first to test positive. Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Antonino La Gumina and Morten Thorsby, as well as club doctor Amedeo Baldari, were confirmed as infected by COVID-19, according to Bleacher Report.

Italy, as it shows, has been the country with one of the largest outbreaks in the world.

We at Last Word on Football wish everyone a speedy recovery.

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