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Maldini, Dybala test positive for covid-19 as Lewandowski, others donate funds

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Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala as well as former Italy captain and Milan technical director Paolo Maldini have tested positive for coronavirus.

In a message on his Instagram account, Dybala, who becomes the third Juve player to catch coronavirus, said he and his girlfriend Oriana both have the virus but were in good health.

Daniele Rugani and France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi are the other Juve stars battling with the disease.

AC Milan technical director Maldini and his son Daniel both tested positive and a club statement said they “are well.”

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Meanwhile, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna have contributed one million euros to fight coronavirus.

The Poland star’s team-mates Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich have also set up a fund called We Kick Corona to combat the pandemic and contributed one million euros between them.

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane also made a considerable financial donation.

Before now also, reigning CAF African Player of the year, Sadio Mane had made a £41,000 donation to Senegalese health authorities as they try hard to halt the escalation of Covid-19 in the African state.

The disease which originated in Wuhan, China has killed over 7,000 persons, with over tens of thousands infected globally.

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