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Lionel Messi Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Must Miss French Cup Game

Lionel Messi Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Must Miss French Cup Game

Lionel Messi has coronavirus, as do some of his teammates.

Three other Paris Saint-Germain players have tested positive for COVID-19 as well, the club confirmed Sunday (January 2), via Sky News.

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Defender Juan Bernat, back-up goalkeeper Sergio Rico and midfielder Nathan Bitumazala also tested positive for coronavirus.

All four are currently isolating. As a result, they will miss a French Cup game against Vannes on Monday night (January 3).

Lionel Messi joined PSG from Barcelona back in August.

Should he receive a negative test soon, he may soon be available for the game against Lyon next Sunday (January 9).

We are wishing everyone a speedy recovery.

Lionel also came in as one of the highest money makers of 2021. Find out where he ranks among the Top 10!

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