FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, the global soccer governing body said on Tuesday.
The 50-year old has so far reported mild symptoms and has self-isolated. He will continue to isolate for at least 10 days, FIFA said in a statement.
“All people who came into contact with the FIFA President during the last few days have been informed accordingly and they are being requested to take the necessary steps,” the statement revealed.
“FIFA sincerely wishes President Infantino a speedy recovery.”
Infantino has been in charge of FIFA since 2016.