Former Argentina Cap Diego Maradona in self-isolation due to Covid risk

Oct 28 2020 05:34 PM
Former Argentina Cap Diego Maradona in self-isolation due to Covid risk

Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona is self-isolating at his residence in Buenos Aires after one the members of his security team indicated symptoms of coronavirus, the country's state-run news agency Telam reported.

Maradona, who led Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986, started isolating at his Residence in Argentina on Tuesday after coming in contact with the bodyguard on the weekend. The 59-year-old Legender Maradona is not showing symptoms and will do a COVID-19 screening on Thursday.

The football legend turns 60 years old on Friday. The person with symptoms was not recognised. Earlier this month, Maradona had tested negative for COVID-19 after coming in contact with one of his players who had contracted the virus. Maradona is currently the coach of Argentine top division side Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, who are scheduled to play Patronato on Friday.  He has suffered a string of health issues in recent years and remains at high risk of the coronavirus complications should he be infected.

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