‘Hand of God’ Football Legend Maradona self-isolates after bodyguard displays coronavirus symptoms

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.

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