King Paul Akpan Udoh, Italian-Nigerian player, has reportedly become the first footballer to be infected with coronavirus.
This news is coming few hours after Nigeria recorded her first case of the deadly disease.
King Paul currently plies his trade with Pianese, an Italian Serie C side.
The Pianese forward was diagnosed of the disease on February 27, and he has been quarantined.
Italy has been mostly hit in Europe by the deadly virus with countries now placing travel ban on the country.