Scottish football legend “Sir” Kenny Dalglish, from Liverpool, was discharged from hospital after being hospitalized last Wednesday, where he underwent an examination of the new Coronavirus, a positive result.
Dalglish, 69, who will continue to recover from the virus in self-isolation at his residence, praised the hospital’s medical staff, describing it as “very cool”.
“We are all very fortunate to have them (the medical staff). People may think that I have received the most attention because of my name, but all National Health Service patients receive more attention,” he told the Sunday Post newspaper.
Dalglish is one of the most prominent names in the history of the North English club, and one of his famous stadiums, Anfield, was named.
He started his career with Scottish club Celtic, where he won the domestic league title four times, before joining Liverpool in the year 1977.
Dalglish knew a brilliant career with the Red Club that spanned 13 years during his golden age, during which he scored 172 goals in 515 games, and he spent the last years as a player and coach (1985-1991), before he took over the technical administration for a short period between 2011 and 2012.
During his career with Dalglish, he won a series of titles, most notably the English Premier League eight times (three as a player and coach), the FA Cup three times, and the Champions League three times (1978, 1981 and 1984).