The brazilian Luis Fabiano, who played for Sao Paulo, Porto and the Seville, among others, is admitted to a hospital in Sao Paulo after contracting COVID-19, his press team reported on Wednesday.
The former international striker with Canarinha, 40 years old and who has not played an official match since 2018, is “under observation”, although, according to his advisers in social networks, he feels “good” and his health picture is “stable”.
“The attacker tested positive for COVID-19 last week, but is doing well at this time.”added his press office.
In recent days, he presented “symptoms related to the disease” and the doctor accompanying his situation then recommended that he go to the hospital for a “next follow up”.
The president of Sao Paulo, Julio Casares, wished his “friend” Luís Fabiano a speedy recovery.
“When this tragic moment passes, we will bid you farewell with a full Morumbí. We are together! Always! Strength! “, Said the leader of the São Paulo tricolor club.
Brazil is currently going through the worst phase of the pandemic, due to, in part, to the circulation of the most infectious variants of the coronavirus, and to date accumulates more than 12 million cases and almost 300,000 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.
This Tuesday, the country surpassed the barrier of 3,000 deaths in a single day for the first time, a figure that confirms it as the place on the planet where most people die from COVID-19.