The coaches who suffered from the Cornavirus before Cholo

A few days ago it was six months since Spain decreed the State of Alarm due to the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus. To this day the Covid 19 it has affected about 30 million people around the world. One of the last to test positive has been the coach of the Atlético de Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone. The technician is now isolated in quarantine at home and is not at risk because he is asymptomatic.

That is if he is not the only coach who has suffered it in the world of football in recent months, and it seems that he will not be the last. One of the first technicians to test positive is Gian Piero Gasperini who visited Spain with Atalanta to face Valencia in the Champions League: “A few days ago they did the tests that confirmed that I had coronavirus. I remember the day before the Valencia game I was sick. In the afternoon, worse. And when we returned to Italy I felt shattered, “he acknowledged in La Gazzetta dello Sport.

And since then about a hundred coaches have tested positive. In the Spanish League in addition to Diego Pablo Simeone two coaches from the First Division. One of them was going to be his next rival in the preseason: Alvaro Cervera
, technician of Cadiz. The other is Jagoba Arrasate, coach of Osasuna. The pandemic has also hit Second Division because Ruben Baraja He had to wait to debut directing Zaragoza's training sessions when he contracted Covid 19.

Although they have not been the only Spanish trainers who have suffered.
Xavi Hernandez, current Al Sadd coach
, and that has long been on the agenda of his former team, Barcelona, ​​also had to stay home due to a positive. The same thing happened to

Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager
and that he's been after for a long time Thomas Partey. Not to mention a retired Franco-Spanish Mister who stood out in the ranks of Athletic, such as Luis Fernández.

And it is that among the names of the coaches affected by the virus there are some myths of the benches as is the case of Fatih terim, eternal technician of Galatasaray that he was hospitalized. It was also suffered by the one who was a Real Madrid coach and who is a true legend in his country as he is Vanderlei Luxembourg, who currently trains at Palmeiras. In Brazil, one of his rivals is the Portuguese Jorge Jesus who directs Flamengo and who has also suffered it. Like the current Leicester coach as he is Brendan rodgers, a regular on the Premier's benches.

Without forgetting other elite footballers who now occupy the benches such as Sinisa Mihajlovic who is currently at Bologna and who was Cholo's wardrobe partner at Lazio. The ex of Bayern Munich, Niko Kovac now train the Monaco and he was the first coach to test positive in Ligue 1. A disease that has reached Romania to affect him Dan Petrescu, Cluj coach.

Now, Diego Pablo Simeone joins this extensive club of technicians who have suffered the ravages of the pandemic first hand …