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OFFICIAL: Florentino Perez tests positive for Covid-19

Real Madrid announced it on their official website.

Levante UD v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by Manuel Queimadelos/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid announced this Tuesday that president Florentino Perez has tested positive for Covid-19.

Real Madrid C. F. would like to inform that our president Florentino Pérez has tested positive in the COVID-19 tests that he periodically undergoes, although he is not showing any symptoms.

The fact that Perez hasn’t shown any symptoms so far is encouraging, giving that he’s 73 years old and therefore he’s even more vulnerable to Covid-19 than younger people. The president hasn’t been in contact with the squad for the last few weeks but he was watching the match against Levante from his seat at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano.

Team coach Zinedine Zidane and defender Nacho Fernandez are also isolated after testing positive in recent weeks, so Covid-19 is hitting Real Madrid right now.

Perez will be in quarantine the next few weeks as a medical team takes care of his illness if he ends up showing symptoms.

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