La Liga suspended tests for COVID-19
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The Spanish football team La Liga, to date, has not set a date if the highest competition could start again.The leadership of the league on Friday suspended the testing of players for coronavirus so that they could return to the field.
The decision of the highest outraged several players. "I do not intend to return to the field when people are still dying," said Athletic Bilbao striker Iňaki Williams, who briefly summarized the thoughts of most players. AFE, the players' association in Spain, has stated that it will only approve the renewal of the league after the recommendation of health experts.
The Spanish LA League, as one of the world's largest football competitions, has been under pressure in recent days to resume the season as soon as possible. "Football in the country produces about 1.3% of gross domestic product and is responsible for about 180,000 jobs," said La League President Javier Tebas. Unfortunately, Spain is one of the countries most affected by the pandemic.
COVID-19 (Spain) on April 26:
- Positive cases: 223.759
- Death: 22,902
- Cured: 95,708