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Brazilian footballer Neymar Tests positive for coronavirus


 Brazilian footballer Neymar has tested positive for coronavirus. PSG, Neymar's club, tweeted that Covid have confirmed three of their players. Following this, the French media reported that Neymar was one of the players confirmed by Covid in the PSG.

PSG did not specify which players Covid has confirmed. But Neymar has also been implicated in positive cases, the sports daily L'Quip reported. Other sports media outlets, including ESPN, reported that Neymar had been diagnosed with the disease. According to the report, the actor was transferred to an isolation house in Paris for 14 days.

Covid also confirmed to Angel Di Maria, another Brazilian player at PSG. Argentine footballer Leonardo Pardes is the third player Covid has confirmed at the club.

PSG have not played in any other match since losing to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final last month. The club now has matches in the French league starting on September 10.

Many PSG players were on leave for a few days after their defeat to Bayern.

All three players are now subject to appropriate health protocol and the rest of the squad and coaching staff will be "tested in the coming days," the club said in a statement.

The virus has infected players at several French clubs, including Montpellier, Rennes and Lyon.

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