Paris Saint-German (PSG) and Argentine forward, Lionel Messi has tested positive for COVID-19.
A statement by the club disclosed this on Sunday.
Messi tested positive to Covid-19 alongside three other teammates.
The statement read: This Sunday 2 January’s medical update concerns Leo Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico, Nathan Bitumazala and Neymar Jr.
– The 4 players that tested positive for Covid-19 are Leo Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala. They are currently in isolation and are subject to the appropriate health protocol.
– Neymar JR will continue his treatment in Brazil until 9 January with members of the Paris Saint-Germain medical and performance staff. His return to training is still expected to be in about 3 weeks.