By Tony Winterburn • 28 October 2020 • 10:43
Argentina great Diego Maradona, who turns 60 on Friday, is self-isolating after a bodyguard started displaying coronavirus symptoms on Tuesday.
A bodyguard “woke up with Covid-19 symptoms and went into preventative quarantine until the relevant tests are carried out.” a spokesman for the football legend said. “Just in case and until there is more information, Maradona will remain confined at home,” added the Pagina/12 website, quoting “inside sources.”
Maradona, who led Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986, is currently the coach of Argentine first division outfit Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata who are due to play Patronato on Friday. Maradona remains isolated at his home in Brandsen, in the province of Buenos Aires, at the request of Dr Luque, personal doctor of the current Gymnastics and Fencing technician, awaiting the results of a PCR test.
Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “’Hand of God’ Football Legend Maradona self-isolates after bodyguard displays coronavirus symptoms”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.
Euro Weekly News is delighted to continue to be able to bring you a range of News from around Spain in English and Global News live as it happens.
Euro Weekly News doesn’t cost you anything but your internet connection. Whether it’s bringing you the local Spanish news or the International news today, we’ve got you covered!
Euro Weekly News, the leading free local and national newspaper in Spain, the people’s paper, we lead others follow!
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don't already have one. Review our
Share your story with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.