Champions League: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who had contracted coronavirus earlier this month, returned negative COVID-19 results in the two PCR tests he performed in the past 48 hours, the Tuesday announced club.
“Real Madrid CF informs that our president Florentino Perez has returned negative COVID-19 results in the two PCR tests he has taken in the last 48 hours,” the club said in a statement. The Spanish club have also said they will not travel to Bergamo for Real Madrid’s game against Atalanta.
“Florentino Perez will not be traveling to Bergamo for the Champions League game against Atalanta, but will be at Real Madrid City tomorrow to see all of our first team depart before their trip to Italy”, the statement read.
Perez had tested positive for the coronavirus on February 2. “Real Madrid CF would like to inform that our president Florentino Perez has tested positive for the COVID-19 tests which he undergoes periodically, although he does not show any symptoms”, the club had said.
Real Madrid will face Atalanta in the Champions League on Thursday