Monday October 12 2020
Marchetti: 'Covid-19 not like flu'

Federico Marchetti warns people after recovering from Covid-19: ‘Follow the rules, this is not like the flu.’

The 37-year-old was one of the 17 Genoa players who had tested positive for Covid-19 but last night the club confirmed that him, Mattia Perin and Ivan Radovanovic have now fully recovered as they have tested negative for Coronavirus.

"I am finally negative,” Marchetti wrote on Instagram.

“This word, to which I have always attributed a bad meaning, today is the most beautiful of all. Respect the rules guys, it is not a flu as I have heard from many people!".

Genoa had had two cases of Covid before their trip to Napoli at the end of September but after their 6-0 defeat at the San Paolo more cases emerged.

The Grifone registered 22 people positive for Covid-19, including 17 players and their third Serie A game of the season against Torino was postponed and rescheduled for November 4.

Their next Serie A game is in program in Verona on October 19.

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