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Ronaldinho tests positive for Covid-19

Ronaldinho was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis.

By: Reuters | Sao Paulo |
Updated: October 26, 2020 3:33:56 pm
RonaldinhoRonaldinho said he would remain in a hotel until his condition improved.

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating.

The ex-Barcelona and Paris St Germain player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis.

“I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday, I took the COVID test, I tested positive, I am good, asymptomatic so far,” the two-time FIFA World Player of the year said on Instagram on Sunday.

The former AC Milan, Flamengo and Gremio player said he would remain in a hotel until his condition improved.

The charismatic forward spent a month in a Paraguayan jail with his brother and business manager earlier this year, accused of entering country with a fake passport.

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