Major League Soccer club Philadelphia Union announced on Friday that one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement published to the club’s website, officials mentioned that they have been working closely with health officials at the Crozer-Keystone Health System to help the unnamed player who has himself been experiencing “mild symptoms” and is “observing appropriate isolation protocols.” As of writing, the club has not found any other cases of the Novel Coronavirus within the club.
The MLS are now the latest professional sports league to have a player infected with COVID-19. Other leagues with infected individuals include the NBA, MLB, NHL, English Premier League, Italian Serie A, and scores if not hundreds more. Additionally, MLS have paused their season and will not commence play until May 10th at the earliest. We at the Game Changer Sports Network will continue to monitor the situation at the MLS and around the world for further updates.
As for this player, and all others adversely affected by this ongoing pandemic, we wish you nothing but the best over the next several weeks and months.
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