AC Milan's Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been diagnosed with a coronavirus.
The Milanese club confirmed the infection of the 38-year-old assailant on Thursday afternoon.
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Soon after, the outspoken Ibrahimovic himself also confirmed on Twitter.
- I got a negative result in the corona test yesterday and a positive one today.
No symptoms of any kind.
The virus had the courage to challenge me.
Bad idea, Ibrahimovic voiced on his Twitter account.
Within an hour, Ibrahimovic’s personal tweet garnered a huge amount of attention: over 270,000 likes and 90,000 retweets.
Gary Lineker, a well-known TV commentator and former top player in the British, also tweeted about Ibrahimovic's infection in a light tone.
- The news says that Ibrahimovic has received a positive result in the corona test.
My thoughts are on the viral side in these difficult times, Lineker joked.
The duo’s Tweets shared less surprisingly with the Twitter people.
Some began to invent more Chuck Norris jokes, often developed from Ibrahimovic.
"The virus must now be quarantined for 14 days after being exposed to Zlatan," one thought.
On the other hand, joking on a dangerous and serious subject was considered tasteless.
Ibrahimovic got off to a great start to the Italian league season on Monday night when he hit AC Milan with two goals in a home win against Bologna.
AC Milan will face Norwegian Bodo / Glimt in the European League qualifiers on Thursday night.
The club reported that no other infections were found in the team’s coronavirus tests.