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The elite athletes who are infected for the coronavirus

Published:13/03/2020 - 17:02h

Updated:13/03/2020 - 17:02h

The coronavirus has reached the beast in professional sports and in just a few days it has been announced that several elite athletes have contracted the disease. From footballers like Rugani to NBA stars like Rudy Gobert

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The list of affected by the coronavirus rises day in day out and in the professional sport little by little go going out more cases. The virus has arrived to remain and has caused that the world of the sport remain paralysed completely until further notice. All the big European leagues have announced the suspension of the competition, the same that the UEFA has done with the Champions League and with the Europe League.

But no only the football has decided to act against the COVID-19, since the rest of sports have done the same. In the basketball, for example, the NBA decided to stop does a pair of days, the same that did the ACB and the Euroliga. Also in Italy have announced that the mythical Twist will not contest and remains suspended. The sportsmen are not extraneous to this situation of alert and precisely therefore it has decided block all the competitions.

But the measures could have arrived already something late, since there is several infected in the elite of the professional sport. In the Calcium, for example, have already the coronavirus Daniele Rugani​, head office of the Juventus of Turín, that went the first player in contracting it, and Manolo Gabbiadini, of the Sampdoria. The Italian country is the most affected of all Europe and there has been already crowd of deaths and contagions by have not taken measures before.

In the Premier League also there have been two contagions, the two in London and in rival teams. The first that announced was the one of Mikel Arteta, trainer of the Arsenal and ex player, among others, of the Real Sociedad. Later it was Chelsea the one who confirmed that one of his more promising footballers, Hudson-Odoi, also had the virus. The English of 19 years also will have to go through this illness and his mates, the same that the 'gunners', will have to go through quarantine 15 days.

In Germany, the Bundesliga, that at last has decided to stop his competition this Friday, affirmed does a pair of days that Swindle Hubers and James Horn, both of the Hannover 96, had the illness. For the moment there are not more cases, but could be question of time that appear. Also in relation with the sport king it is necessary to say that Evangelos Marinakis, owner of the Olympiacos, and Martín Ortega, general director of the Leganés, contracted the coronavirus also.

The basketball has several affected

In basketball, Trey Thompkins, wing-pívot of the Real Madrid, infected in the visit of the merengues to Milan ten days ago. By this positive, all the staff of football has had to put in quarantine also. In the NBA have been the two big stars of the Utah Jazz those who have seen infected by the the COVID-19. Rudy Gobert, pívot French, went the first affected, and his little care caused that it took it the escort Donovan Mitchell.

In the cycling there is other two contagions with Dmitry Strakov, of the Gazprom, and the conocidísimo Fernando Gaviria, of the UAE Emirates. In handball there are four members of the Trops Málaga with coronavirus and a player of Elda that have given positive. Also from McLaren have confirmed that a member of his team has contracted the illness. Finally, a member of the Spanish Federation of Judo also is affected.

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