Perhaps the biggest name in world motorbike racing, Valentino Rossi joined the team of the great sports stars who tested positive for the coronavirus. The Italian was diagnosed with the disease on Thursday (15) and is expected to miss the Aragon Grand Prix in Spain next weekend.
On his Twitter, the biker said he was in pain and a little frebre.
“Unfortunately, this morning [quinta-feira] I didn’t feel well when I woke up. My bones hurt and I had a little fever. So, I called the doctors who examined me twice. The result of the ‘rapid PCR test’ was negative. Just like the test performed on Tuesday. But in the second, whose result was sent to me at 4 pm this Thursday, unfortunately it was positive ”, published the pilot.
“I am disappointed to lose the race at Aragón. I would like to be optimistic and confident[…] I’m sad because I did everything possible to respect the protocol ”, reported Rossi.
“[…]Anyway, that’s the way it is and I can’t do anything to change the situation. Now I will follow the doctor’s instructions and I just hope to feel good soon, ”he explained.
Valentino is the second motorcycle racer to test positive, Spaniard Jorge Martín was also infected by the virus, but remained asymptomatic.
– Valentino Rossi (@ ValeYellow46) October 15, 2020