Ex-player of “Zenith” became infected with the coronavirus


Midfielder “Leningrader” Maxim Astafiev came to the Botkin hospital with suspected coronavirus, reports Sport24.


According to the publication, the test is taken from the player, confirmed the presence of COVID-19.

There was another player of the team PFL — 30-year-old defender Ilya bannow, but he was discharged because his test came back negative.

15 March “Leningrad” urgently returned to Saint Petersburg in connection with the unfavorable epidemiological situation in Spain, where the team was at training camp.

Astafjevs has played for Zenit from 2001 to 2003, scoring 5 goals and making 3 assists in 35 games.

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