Carlos Bilardo, Argentinas 1986 World Cup Coach, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Carlos Bilardo (L) managed Argentina nationwide staff from 1982 to 1990.© AFP

Argentina’s 1986 World Cup profitable coach Carlos Bilardo has examined constructive for coronavirus however with out displaying any signs, in response to native media experiences. The 82-year-old suffers from a mind dysfunction and lives in a nursing residence the place 10 different occupants have examined constructive for COVID-19. He acquired assist from Estudiantes La Plata, his former membership the place he performed and managed.

“We’re on this match with you Carlos!” the aspect posted on twitter on Friday.

Bilardo was admitted to intensive care in July 2019 with Hakim-Adams syndrome.

Since his launch he has resided in a nursing residence.

He managed the nationwide aspect from 1982 to 1990, profitable the World Cup in Mexico with Diego Maradona after which guiding the defending champions to the 1990 remaining in Italy. He’s additionally a health care provider.


Argentina has recorded nearly 1,200 deaths and over 55,000 instances of coronavirus.

President Alberto Fernandez introduced on Friday a toughening of lockdown measures within the capital Buenos Aires and its surrounding space with instances on the rise.

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