Lionel Messi : The French club PSG have announced the names of the players who tested positive for coronavirus. Among them was the owner of the Ballon d’Or.
Four PSG footballers have been named who tested positive for coronavirus. Among the infected turned out to be one of the best players of our time – Argentinean Lionel Messi, the press service of the French club reports .
In addition to Messi, the coronavirus was detected in the goalkeeper Sergio Rico , defender Juan Bernat and midfielder Nathan Bitumazaly . These players will miss the 1/16 final of the French Cup with Vann on Monday 3 January.
This season, 34-year-old Messi has played 16 matches for the team in various tournaments. He scored six goals and made five assists.
Also, the Brazilian Neymar will not play in the French Cup match . He is in his homeland, where he is recovering from an injury. He is scheduled to return to the clubhouse after January 9th.
PSG is the sole leader of the French Championship standings. In 19 rounds of the national championship, the Parisians scored 46 points. The closest pursuers are Nice and Marseille with 33 points each.