Domagoj Vida played a half during Croatia’s 3-3 draw with Turkey while he was possibly infected with coronavirus.
played a friendly match againstCroatia
. This exciting match ended in a
draw, but something strange happened.
Croatia defender,Domagoj Vida
was substitute in the half-time break due to the possibility of being infected with coronavirus.
Vida, along with other members of the team, took a
test on Monday and the test showed negative, but subsequent tests in the morning of the match called one case suspected of having corona.
An official statement from the
Croatian Football Federation
stated that they had complied with all
"After that all the players and staff members had had negative tests on Monday before the game against Turkey, new checks were carried out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the game against Sweden,”
“The Federation received the test results after midnight local time and these showed Domagoj Vida is positive for Covid.
“The medical staff of the Croatian national team received the first information of a potentially positive result during the half time.”
This can have a huge impact onSerie A
since some of the players who participated in the match likeMilan Badelj
play for Italian teams.