‘COVID-19 Had The Courage To Challenge Me’ – AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic Announces Positive Test To Coronavirus
AC Milan have confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be taking in a period of quarantine.
The 38-year-old must self-isolate after seeing it revealed that he is a carrier of the coronavirus – though he responded to the news in typical style.
Ibrahimovic wrote on Twitter;
I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms whatsoever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea.
I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) September 24, 2020
The enigmatic Swedish striker is the only member of playing and coaching staff at San Siro to have posted a positive test.
An enforced break means that Ibrahimovic will play no part in Milan’s upcoming fixtures.
A statement from the Serie A club on their official website reads;
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for Covid-19 following a second round of swab tests ahead of tonight’s Europa League qualifying game against Norwegian side Bodø/Glimt.
The club has informed the relevant authorities and the player has been promptly placed in quarantine at home.
All other team members and staff have tested negative.
Ibrahimovic has enjoyed a productive opening to the 2020-21 campaign for Milan. He has made two appearances so far, scoring three goals.