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Former Brazil footballer Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho on Sunday revealed that he has been tested positive for COVID-19. The 40-year-old said he is asymptomatic and is self-isolating in Belo Horizonte.

The Brazil player took to his Instagram handle to share the news. He wrote, “I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday, I took the COVID test, I tested positive, I am good, asymptomatic so far,”

According to reports, the ex-Barcelona and Paris St Germain player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro when he got his diagnosis.

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The former AC Milan, Flamengo and Gremio player further said he would remain in a hotel until his condition improved.

The charismatic forward spent a month in a Paraguayan jail with his brother and business manager earlier this year, accused of entering country with a fake passport.

The pair was moved to house arrest in a Paraguayan hotel in April after serving 32 days in prison, with their sentences ending in August. 

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