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FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino Tests Positive For COVID-19

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, 50, Tests Positive For Coronavirus
IFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for the coronavirus, the sport's governing body said in a statement on Tuesday. 

Infantino has mild symptoms and has immediately placed himself in self-isolation. FIFA said he will remain in quarantine for at least the next 10 days. 

The international governing body of football in a statement added that all people who came into contact with him over the last few days have been informed and are being asked to take the proper steps themselves to contain and potential further spreading of the virus. 

"FIFA sincerely wishes President Gianni Infantino a speedy recovery," the statement said. Infantino is just the latest massive figure in the sport to contract the virus, including AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Meanwhile: Sassuolo have announced Lukas Haraslin tested positive for coronavirus during the latest round of swab tests. A new case of COVID-19 in Serie A has been officially announced by the Neroverdi, who confirmed Haraslin has been placed in home quarantine and will most likely miss the match against Napoli. 

“US Sassuolo Calcio announce that the tests carried out revealed Lukas Haraslin is positive for COVID-19,” the club wrote in a statement. “The club promptly placed the player in home isolation, activating all the procedures provided for by the protocol in force for the team group. “The club is in constant contact with the relevant health authority and with the League to which it belongs.”

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