FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, having reportedly experiencing mild symptoms and it is said that he will quarantine for at least 10 days. The world governing football body made this disclosure on Tuesday and has advised all those who have come into close contact with the 50 years old to self-isolate.
A statement read: "FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The FIFA President, who has reported mild symptoms, has immediately placed himself in self-isolation and will remain in quarantine at least for 10 days.
"All people who came into contact with the FIFA President during the last few days have been informed accordingly and they are being requested to take the necessary steps.
"FIFA sincerely wishes President Infantino a speedy recovery."