Blaise Matuidi claims he was psychotic when he tested positive to COVID-19

Blaise Matuidi claims he was psychotic when he tested positive to COVID-19

- Blaise Matuidi recalls his behaviour while he was receiving treatment for coronavirus

- The Juventus midfielder along with Daniele Rugani and Paulo Dybala tested positive to COVID-19

- Matuidi has fully recovered from the disease and will return to training soon

Blaise Matuidi has opened up about his unusual behaviour after testing positive to the deadly coronavirus.

The France international is one of three Juve stars that have contracted the disease including Daniele Rugani and Paulo Dybala.

Though the midfielder has made full recovery but Matuidi revealed that the sickness made him exhibit some unusual behaviour during the short period

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The World Cup winner claimed the virus left him in "shock, total panic" and even made him "psychotic".

Speaking to YouTube channel Bros Stories, he said: "Honestly, it’s tough.

"When I tested positive, I couldn’t even go out shopping. It made me psychotic.

"You always try to make sure people aren’t too close, you have to be mentally strong. It’ll take time, this is a new situation for all of us."

Matuidi added that he was more concerned about his family more than he did for his own self.

He added: "I had no symptoms but, as soon as I heard the news, I was in shock.

"I was in total panic, I feared for my family and friends.

"It was difficult for them, but I was able to reassure them. It’s not a good time, we really want this to end as soon as possible.

"I ask myself what will happen to football and everyday life."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Emmanuel Macron, French president, is making plans to put a halt to other top European leagues amid the global pandemic.

The French Ligue 1 was recently canceled by France prime minister as the country do not want to put fans at risk.

According to French news media outlet Le Parisen, Macron wants the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A to declare their respective leagues null and void.

The Dutch Eredivisie and Belgian Jupiler leagues have also canceled their 2019-20 campaigns and would start a new season by September.

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