The Italian Francesco Totti, Roma legend, has tested positive for COVID-19 in the test that he underwent on Monday, according to the Italian press.
The father of the ex-player passed away in October due to complications derived from COVID-19.
Totti, who hung up his boots in 2017 after playing 25 years for Roma, underwent a PCR test in the last few days after noticing some light symptoms, with fever and low energy, the same sources assure.
The wife of the ex-player, Ilary Blasi, also reportedly has the disease. It must be highlighted that neither present serious symptoms and will be isolated at their home.
Another blow for Totti, whose father passed away due to complications derived from the coronavirus in October. His mother, Fiorella, also got the disease but didn’t present any symptoms.
The Italian, 44, played 786 matches and scored 307 goals for Roma, the club of his dreams and his city. In April 2017, he started his career as a football agent founding two agencies, ‘CT10’ and ‘IT Scouting, with the aim of looking after the interests of young players until they become professionals.