Asian Football recently discovered the case of the first professional footballer to test positive for corona virus.
According to French newspaper L’Est éclairs, South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun was positive for corona virus. The Troyes striker playing in the Ligue 2 league has been feeling uneasy for the past few days, and had an infection test result on March 13.
Another case of Troyes Academy’s young player was also found positive for corona virus.
Suk Hyun-jun had just arrived at Troyes from the Ligue 1 Remis club during the winter transfer window last winter. The 28-year-old has 21 appearances for two French clubs this season, scoring 3 goals and having 2 assists. He has played for many Ajax, Porto and many other European clubs. Suk Hyun-jun also has 15 caps for the Korean national team.
Suk Hyun-jun is considered the first professional player case in Korea, and in Asia positive for corona virus. Earlier in early February, Chinese football discovered the first case of infection. It was a young player at the academy of the Zhejiang Greentown Club, located in Zhejiang Province, east of the country.
The Wuhan team left Spain to return home to avoid the epidemic
The Wuhan Football Team decided to return to the country earlier than expected after the Covid-19 epidemic evolved complicatedly in Spain and Europe.
According to AS, members of the Wuhan team came to Spain when the Covid-19 epidemic originated in their home town. The team has been in Andalusia since January 29, but decided to return to the country on March 14 after the disease situation worsened across Europe.
Members of the Wuhan team, including 27 players who arrived in Spain at the end of January at Malaga-Costa Del Sol airport, started a training session in Sotogrande (Cadiz) without any symptoms. of corona virus.
However, this team could not return to their home country as expected when the disease broke out strongly in China. Before coming to Spain, the Wuhan players practiced in Guangzhou. The players have been away from family and friends for more than 1 month. One of them lost a loved one due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
During this training, the Wuhan team was invited by Real Madrid to the Bernabeu to watch the El Clasico match with Barcelona on 2 March. This is a memorable experience for the players from China.
The decision to return to the home of the Wuhan team was made after China announced it had passed the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic, while Europe was becoming a new epidemic center.