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Argentine soccer legend Maradona has been tested for coronavirus - lawyer on twitter

Soccer Football - Superliga - Boca Juniors v Gimnasia y Esgrima - Alberto J. Armando Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - March 7, 2020 Gimnasia y Esgrima coach Diego Maradona before the match REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/Files

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been tested for the coronavirus, his lawyer said on Twitter on Monday.

The results of the former striker’s test are expected within 24 hours, his lawyer Matias Morla said. Morla shared a photo of a medical worker swabbing Maradona at his home.

Reporting by Eliana Raszewski; writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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