Juventus and Argentina football player Paulo Dybala has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Italian club said in a statement.
"I just wanted just [sic] to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive. Luckily we are in perfect conditions. Thanks for your messages", the forward said on Twitter.
Hola a todos, quería comunicarles que acabamos de recibir los resultados del test del Covid-19 y tanto Oriana como yo dimos positivo. Por fortuna nos encontramos en perfecto estado. Gracias por sus mensajes y un saludo a todos 💪🏼💪🏼💪🏼 pic.twitter.com/g1X1Qtx2S3— Paulo Dybala (@PauDybala_JR) March 21, 2020
Dybala has become one of the most high-profile players to be infected so far.
The Argentinian forward is the third Juventus player to test positive for the coronavirus, after Blaise Matuidi on 18 March and Daniele Rugani on 12 March.
The number of COVID-19-infected people in Italy has increased by 4,800 over the past 24 hours, surpassing 42,000.