Atletico Madrid Striker, Luis Suarez Tests Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Barcelona Clash
The South American nation’s FA confirmed this on Monday evening, which means he will miss two huge games this week for both club and country.
Uruguay is to face Brazil on Tuesday November 17 in World Cup qualifying, while his new club Atletico Madrid will face his former club Barcelona on Saturday.
The 33-year-old forward is one of three people in the Uruguay camp to test positive for the virus alongside goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz and team attendant Matias Faral.
The national team also confirmed that the trio showed no symptoms and that they have followed the corresponding measures.
The Uruguayan FA said on social media wrote;
All three mentioned are in good healthy state and have already implemented the measures needed for the case.
📄 Comunicado de la Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol – 16/11/2020 pic.twitter.com/IDbS7JZ7NF
— AUF (@AUFOficial) November 16, 2020