Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi had become the first player to be infected by the novel CoronaVirus.
The disease which has made itself into a pandemic across the world has now affected over 500,000 people worldwide with over 26,000 dead.
Chelsea Hudson-Odoi was tested positive in the second week of March, immediately after which the Premier League and other football competitions were suspended followed by Chelsea squad and staff quarantining themselves.
Amidst a wave of bad news, we finally have some happy information as the teenage superstar has made a complete recovery from the disease.
Frank Lampard has delievered the update.
“I spoke to him throughout that first week when he first got the illness and it was a strange time,” Lampard said.
“Thankfully he didn’t suffer too much and we are happy he’s come through this.”
England are rapdily becoming affected nationwide after prime minister Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown and contracting the disease himself.
Italy and USA are now the worst affected with China showing signs of recovery long after the disease initially spread there.
Football has now been suspended till the 30th of April and it remains to be seen how much longer it might have to stay shut before the world can breathe freely again. Literally.