Real Madrid’s Prolific Striker Tests positive for COVID-19 –
Real Madrid striker, Mariano, has tested positive for Covid-19, the club said on Tuesday.
A statement said the 26-year-old Spanish-born player was in “perfect health” and “complying with the sanitary isolation protocol at home.” He was an unused substitute for Real’s last match – a 2-2 draw in La Liga away at Leganes on July 19.
Madrid play at Manchester City in the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie on Friday, August 7. City hold a 2-1 lead after the Bernabeu first leg, which was played in February before the coronavirus pandemic caused the competition to be halted. Real Madrid’s Prolific Striker Tests positive for COVID-19
Mariano has made seven appearances for Real in all competitions in 2020 and scored in a 2-0 win over Barcelona at the beginning of March, a result that helped Real become Spanish champions.