FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has tested positive for COVID-19, the world football governing body announced on Tuesday.
Infantino has been showing mild symptoms and will remain in isolation for a further 10 days according to a FIFA statement.
The statement added that all those who have come into close contact with the 50-year old have also been requested to self-isolate.
“FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus. 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,” the statement read.