Neymar tests positive for COVID-19 after coming back from his Ibiza Yacht Vacation

Neymar is a famous athlete and he is tested positive for COVID-19. He was tested positive after a holiday in Ibiza.


Neymar’s pro soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is Neymar’s pro soccer club. The organization confirmed that 3 members of the team tested positive on Wednesday. However, the names of the players were not released by then.


Which all players are tested positive?

Furthermore, media outlet L’Équipe and ESPN say sources have confirmed that Neymar is one of the players who are tested positive along with his PSG teammates Angel Di Maria and Leo Paredes. Neymar is a 28-year-old Brazilian superstar.

All 3 players Neymar, Angel Di Maria, and Leo Paredes were recently seen in Ibiza after PSG’s August 23 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final.

Further, PSG issued a statement on the current situation and said that the Three PSG players are confirmed positive after a Sars CoV2 test. Further, he added that they have undergone the appropriate health protocols. He also mentioned that All players and staff will continue to be tested over the next few days.

Though, The team was off since the loss in the finals. Nevertheless, they are scheduled to pick back up on 10 September.


Neymar was seen in hot water last month for breaking the COVID protocol.  Also, it was the time when he swapped jerseys with Leipzig defender Marcel Halstenberg after their August 18 game.

Undoubtedly, Players have been banned from the jersey swap. In addition, there were fears that Neymar would be blocked from competing against Bayern Munich in the final. Though he was ultimately allowed to play.

Also, in accordance with Strict French league rules, collective team training sessions are ought to be canceled if a club has a minimum of four positive tests over an eight-day period.

So The present cases raise questions as to why the French league decided to postpone PSG’s match in Lens, only for so many of their players to travel abroad on holiday during a pandemic.


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