AC Milan’s talismanic forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and the 38-year-old responded in typically irreverent style, saying it was a bad idea for the virus to challenge him.
Milan said that Ibrahimovic, who will miss the Europa League match at home to Bodo/Glimt later on Thursday, was placed in quarantine at home and the health authorities had been informed.
The announcement came one day after his teammate Leo Duarte returned a positive test, however Milan said the rest of the squad, who were also tested, were negative.
“I tested negative for Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea,” said Ibrahimovic on Twitter.
Former Barcelona, Juventus, Ajax and Inter Milan forward Ibrahimovic, who will be 39 in…