Many football leagues have been suspended for a while due to the fast-spreading of the Coronavirus. The football governing body put an end to football until further notices in other reduce the rate of coronavirus infection and to help stop the fatality that results from the virus infection.
Coronavirus is a viral disease that has killed thousands of people worldwide, it is commonly spread from people to people via close contact. And it’s symptoms include dry couch, flu-like symptoms, Fever, chills, etc. And in many cases, not all infected person is symptomatic.
A couple of football players have contracted the disease and many have been lucky to recover from it.
List of Footballers that tested positive for Coronavirus
Atletico San Luis President Alberto Marrero
Espanyol (Spain) Six members of the first team and from the technical staff, including player Matias Vargas
Flamengo (Brazil) Manager Jorge Jesus
Fiorentina (Italy) Patrick Cutrone, German Pezzella, and Dusan Vlahovic
Hannover (Germany) Jannes Horn and Timo Hubers
Japan Football Association, President Kozo Tashima
Juventus (Italy) Paulo Dybala, Blaise Matuidi, Daniele Rugani
Liga MX (Mexico), President Enrique Bonilla
NYCFC (U.S.), One sporting club member
Olympiakos (Greece) & Nottingham Forest (England), Owner Evangelos Mainakis
Paderborn (Germany) -Luca Kilian
Sampdoria (Italy) -Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Manolo Gabbiadini, Antonino La Gumina, Morten Thorsby.
Serbian Football Association- President Slavisa Kokeza
Shandong (China)- Marouane Fellaini
Swiss Football Association – President Dominique Blanc
Valencia (Spain) – Five players/staff, including Ezequiel Garay and Eliaquim Mangala
Also, the football leagues around the world have been suspended and players are falling out of form. This means, many of them will resume unfit, and this may lead to many players getting injured in the first week or second week when the league resumes.
During the season, players get adequate exercises, they practice often and they manage to be in top form; but now, a lot of them are at home sleeping and eating more than they exercise to be fit.
If football was to be restored today, many players may need more than a month of practice before they are back in form. Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne shares his views on what it will take for football to start again ”
“Normally you’d need preparation of three to four weeks. If we restart immediately then everybody will be injured after a few games.
“I know that there’s lots of money involved. But I think that waiting so long to make a decision can cause issues next season.
A lot of players are struggling to stay in form, even though they try to work out while on holiday they are eating just as much. As a result, the premier league may need to cancel the 2019/2020 premier league season and give players a long preseason for the year 2020.