- Ezequiel Garay has contracted the Coronavirus making him the first player in the Spanish top-flight to test positive
- The 33-year-old broke the news on his social media handle and assured fans that he was doing fine
- The Valencia central defender suffered a serious knee injury in February that has ruled him out for the rest of the season
Ezequiel Garay is the first La Liga player that has tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus, cited on his Instagram handle.
The Argentina international was tested, alongside all members of the Valencia first team, prior to the club suspending all activities on March 13, 2020.
The 33-year-old missed both legs of Valencia's Champions League round of 16 loss to Atalanta in due to a serious injury that would keep him out of the rest of the season.
But the central defender has come out to admit on his social media handle to confirm that he has contracted the disease.
"I've tested positive for the coronavirus, I feel great and now all that's left is to listen to the health authorities. For the moment, I have to be isolated," said the Valencia player.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has proven why he is the greatest footballer of all time after showing his full support for patients who contracted Coronavirus in Portugal, cited at Gulf News.
The Juventus striker is set to transform his chain of hotels to hospitals in his country to help fight the deadly virus which has git the world's attention.
According to Spanish news media outlet Marca, the former Real Madrid striker will pay for the treatment of patients including salaries of doctors and workers.