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Former Argentina Coach Carlos Bilardo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Carlos Bilardo, the man who coached Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, a source close to his family told Reuters on Friday.


Carlos Bilardo, the man who coached Argentina to victory in the Mexico World Cup in 1986, has tested positive for coronavirus, a source close to his family told Reuters on Friday. “They carried out a test and it was positive, although he has not shown symptoms and he is well,” said the source.

Estudiantes wish Bilardo a speedy recovery

His former club Estudiantes tweeted in support of Bilardo, their 82-year old former player and manager, who has been living in a nursing home in Buenos Aires since 2018.

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He coached the Argentina team led by Diego Maradona to the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 and the final four years later and also won three Copa Libertadores titles as a player with Estudiantes between 1968 and 1970.

Argentina has reported 55,343 positive cases of coronavirus and 1,184 deaths, according to Health Ministry numbers.

source:- allfootballapp

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