Because of the corona pandemic, many things have to be canceled including football leagues like Euro 2020. As a result, the tournament which was supposed to be held this year was postponed until 2021. This is absolutely worrying especially for the fans who are ready to support their favorite teams. They must hold the league’s euphoria until next year. Are you disappointed with this condition? We actually feel the same. Here are the other effects of Covid-19 towards football these days.
There Are Football Players Who Have tested Positive for COVID-19
Since this virus doesn’t look at who it is, we all have to be vigilant. Although soccer players are known for their healthy lifestyles, we don’t know what will happen. Unexpectedly, there were several soccer players who were apparently infected by this virus. According to Express.co.uk, football players who have tested positive for COVID-19 are Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi, and Paulo Dybala from Juventus. Besides, there also some football players from Sampdoria such as Manolo Gabbiadini, Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Antonio La Gumina, and Morten Thorsby. It clears that this virus already spreads everywhere so fast.
Provision of Funds from FIFA to Its 211 Member Countries
To support its member countries, FIFA provides funding of 150 million US dollars. Each country will get funds of 500 thousand US dollars. This is proof that FIFA supports those who are in need. It becomes the first step of financial assistance to respond to emergencies throughout the football community as what Gianni Infantino (FIFA President) said.
The Different Condition of Football after COVID-19
What next becomes the concern of anyone in football world is the different condition after COVID-19. As what FIFA President said, it’s very important to follow any health instructions from the government. He is as the FIFA Presidents emphasized that Football can be a good example for this condition. Of course this would make us and sports Bursa303 like soccer be different when COVID-19 is gone. When everything turns to normal, the Football Administrators would be concern about how to survive and move forward.