Sweden’s celebrated footballer and AC Milan star striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a report from AC Milan, the former Sweden international has been placed in quarantine at home.
The 38-year-old tested positive after the second round of testing, following AC Milan defender Leo Duarte testing positive on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
— 433 (@433) September 24, 2020
Meanwhile, the club says all other players and staff tested negative.
Both Zlatan and Duarte will miss Thursday’s Europa League third qualifying round match with Bodo/Glimt.
I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) September 24, 2020
Ibrahimovic scored twice in Milan’s 2-0 Serie A win over Bologna on Monday.
He signed a one-year contract extension with the club last month.