His wife, Isabel, wrote on social media: “Okay, we will renew an additional 15 days of quarantine!”
Juventus announced on March 17 that Matuidi had been infected with the Corona virus, to join his colleague Danielle Rogani, and then announce that their Argentine colleague, Paulo Dybala, had been infected.
At that time, the Italian league title holder indicated in the last 8 seasons: “The player, since Wednesday March 11 in voluntary home isolation, will remain under observation and will follow the same system. He is fine and does not have symptoms.”
Italian newspapers have reported that Matuidi, who is coming to Juventus in 2017 compared to 25 million euros, has extended the isolation period because he has not completely eliminated the virus so far, as he must perform two consecutive tests that are negative.
“I carry the virus without symptoms, realizing in the privilege of being a professional soccer player who benefits from regular and excellent medical observation. If it had not been for this, I would not have known of my injury,” said the former Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain player, who had played for Juventus 23 games this season, days after his infection. I am optimistic, strong, good morale and my family. ”
Matuidi, world champion 2018 with his country, is celebrating his 33rd birthday next week, and he recently extended his contract with Juventus until June 2021.
Italy is the country most affected by the “Covid-19” virus in Europe, and it announced stopping sports activities completely until the third of April, then extended it to 13 of it, as part of a series of harsh measures that included the closure of all stores except pharmacies and those that sell food products. As of Thursday, Italy had announced more than 13,000 deaths and 110,000 injuries.