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Diego Maradona forced to self-isolate as bodyguard tests positive for COVID-19

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Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, has been forced to self-isolate after contacting one of his bodyguards who has tested positive for COVID-19

Euro Sports revealed that Maradona, who contacted the guard over the weekend, has begun isolating at his home in Argentina on Tuesday.

Although the football legend is currently not showing any signs of infection, he will undergo a COVID-19 screening on Thursday, local media reported.

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Earlier this month, Maradona had tested negative for COVID-19 after coming in contact with one of his players who had contracted the virus.

Maradona is currently the coach of Argentine top division side Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, who are scheduled to play Patronato on Friday.

He has suffered a string of health issues in recent years and remains at high risk of the coronavirus complications should he be infected.

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