El Bicho announced through social networks that one of its footballers was infected by COVID-19.
While fans, leaders and players of Argentine football are still waiting for the meeting between the national government and the AFA -for now postponed without a date- to begin to define the return to training, the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in a club of the First division.
Argentinos Juniors reported this Saturday that the player emerged from his lower divisions, Gabriel Florentín, tested positive for COVID-19. The 21-year-old midfielder, who debuted in 2019 and has nine games in First Division, is asymptomatic and is being followed by doctors from the institution.
“The player Gabriel Florentín has tested positive for COVID 19, is asymptomatic and is complying with the isolation protocol under the supervision of the medical staff of our institution. Quick recovery, Gabriel!”, Published the La Paternal club on their social networks officers.
#AAAJ The player Gabriel Florentín has tested positive for COVID 19, is asymptomatic and is complying with the isolation protocol under the supervision of the medical staff of our Institution. Quick recovery Gabriel! pic.twitter.com/DihbzYNfys
– Argentinos Juniors (from) (@AAAJoficial) July 25, 2020
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