FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 50-year-old is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun self-isolating, world football’s governing body confirmed on Tuesday.
“FIFA president Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus,” a statement said.
“The FIFA president, who has reported mild symptoms, has immediately placed himself in self-isolation and will remain in quarantine at least for 10 days.
“All people who came into contact with the FIFA president during the last few days have been informed accordingly and they are being requested to take the necessary steps.
“FIFA sincerely wishes president Infantino a speedy recovery.”
Infantino is in his second term as FIFA president, having won re-election in June last year.