Published: Thu, March 26, 2020
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Bergamo Mayor: Atalanta-Valencia Match Was 'Biological Bomb'

Bergamo Mayor: Atalanta-Valencia Match Was 'Biological Bomb'

"Many watched the game in groups and there was a lot of contact that night". No one knew the virus was already here.

In this Context, it was Tuesday, well-known Marco Sportiello is the first player from the club who are infected with the feline corona virus. "When peace time comes, I can assure you we will go and see how numerous 40,000 people who went to the game became infected", Lorini added. Because you can't play in Bergamo (the ground not being up to standards) the game is organized in Milan, the nearby capital of the Lombardy region.

Italy remained the European nation with probably the most circumstances, nearly 70,000, and with virtually 7,000 deaths - probably the most worldwide and greater than twice as many as China. We don't know exactly when, but one day a patient appeared with pneumonia and the symptoms were not recognized. An infected person is infecting on average two to three other people.

"I don't remember the date [of the match] Atalanta vs Valencia and I don't remember if this epidemic had already outburst, but the people who went had no clue of what was going on". This risk will be reduced if you get your hands washed. Almost 30 busloads of fans made the 60-kilometer (37-mile) trip from Bergamo to Milan.

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A doctor is quoted by Off The Ball as telling journalist Paddy Agnew: 'One of the senior doctors at the at the Giovanni XXIII Hospital in Bergamo is convinced that [that game] was a "biological bomb".

Valencia defender Ezequiel Garay was the primary Spanish league participant to check constructive for COVID-19.

"Look at what's happening in China, where players are testing positive for the coronavirus now - despite all the safety rules and precautions being taken", Tommasi told the AP, referring to a recent positive test for former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini with Chinese club Shandong Lunen.

Gori believes Atalanta's 4-1 win over Valencia in Milan, which had more than 44,000 supporters watching, started the spread of the deadly disease in Europe. Within the meantime, each the Bergamo crew and Valencia are left questioning in regards to the unexpected results of their match in February.

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