(Doha) Former Spanish soccer player Xavi Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19.
40-year-old Xavi, who is now the head coach of Qatari club Al-Sadd, revealed on Saturday that he had been tested according to health protocol and tested positive.
"Luckily I feel good, but I will stay in isolation until I am no longer contagious," he said in a post on his Instagram account. When the health services allow me, I will be very happy to get back to my routine and my work. "
Al-Sadd has announced that Xavi will not be joining the rest of the squad for the game against Al-Khor, which will be played later today on Saturday.