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Paulinho's experiences after living the coronavirus pandemic in China

Published:20/03/2020 - 08:35h

Updated:20/03/2020 - 08:36h

Paulinho has seen firsthand what the outbreak and the coronavirus epidemic was like in China and now he explains his experience. The former azulgrana made his recommendations and assured that the Chinese country should be the mirror in which Europe is seen now

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China was the place where initiated this coronavirus that has right now so concerned to all the countries of Europe and to many of the rest of the world. In the European continent there is already several countries that have ordered the confinement home to his citizens, as it is the case of Spain, and have taken a series of strict measures to struggle against the illness. One of them is to finish with the sport in general, also with the football, that is stopped until further orders.

One of the footballers that better has to know how react in front of this situation is Paulinho Bezerra, ex midfield player of the FC Barcelona. The Brazilian lived in first person the shoot of the COVID-19 in China and during long had to attend to the measures that took the Asian country. The also ex of the Tottenham plays in the Guangzhou Evergrande, that is to some 1.000 km of Wuhan, the city where initiated the pandemia and the zone 0, but still like this had to suffer the consequences of the virus.

'Sportive world' has been with him to ask him how lived it all and which was his experience in front of this pandemia. The half ensures that the best is to not to take to prank the illness and not going out of house. "This is not any prank, by the experience of China, consider that the rest of countries would have to take the measures that adopted there: the people has to shut home", confirmed.

In addition to remaining in his domiciles and not going out to the street unless it was strictly necessary, Paulinho stood out also the importance to wash the hands to warn the contagion. Precisely this is one of the recommendations that has given always Health. ​"If they ask me a council, I would recommend that the people remain home and wash well the hands constantly", commented.

The ex barcelonista remained in China during a month in the middle of all the crisis, but when it saw that the Superliga Chinese went to suspend indefinitely, asked permission to his club and left to Sao Paulo beside his woman and to his two children. "I opted for going me to Brazil to be near of my family because it knew that we went to be long without being able to play", explained. Something alike have done recently two his compatriots as Thiago Silva and Neymar Jr, that left Paris to go to Brazil in what hard this epidemic.

It trains with the Corinthians and in brief will go back to China

It does almost a month, after being in his country several weeks, Paulinho travelled to Dubai to tune physically in a mini 'stage' that organised the Guangzhou thinking in preparing to his players of face to the return of the competition. After this mini pre-season, the player went back again to Brazil knowing that the football did not go to go back to China by the moment. From 10 March it is training with the Corinthians, his ex team, not to lose theform .

It says that the Superliga will go back at the beginning of May, by what the midfield player already prepared for the trip and for the quarantine that will have to go back to happen once arrive to China. "When it arrive I will have to happen two weeks of quarantine home, so I do not think that late a lot in flying because it is speaking that the league would restart at the beginning of the month of May", finalised.

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