FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has tested positive for COVID-19, global soccer’s governing body said on Tuesday.
Infantino, who is 50 years old, has reported mild symptoms and is in self-isolation and will quarantine for at least 10 days.
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 to self-isolate” the statement said. “FIFA sincerely wishes President Infantino a speedy recover.”