The ex-player White he’s out of the hospital. Tetracampeo with the Brazilian national team at the 1994 World Cup, he had been hospitalized since March 16 and was intubated as a result of COVID-19. Last Wednesday he left the ICU and, this Saturday, after improvements and stability in his health, he was released to go home.
Branco turns 57 this Sunday, which is also celebrated Easter. The news was celebrated by the ex-player’s wife, Cleo Pozzebon, who is also a doctor. “Thank you to all of you for all the love and messages !!”, he wrote in a photo posted on his social networks.
Fluminense, a club in which Branco dolo, also made a point of paying homage to the news of this Saturday. The Rio club posted a video in which, in a wheelchair, the ex-player headed for the hospital where he stayed, in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro. Several people applauded him. “We are thrilled with you, Warrior!” Wrote the team.
Today, Branco is the coordinator of the CBF men’s base teams. He contracted the new coronavirus after joining the delegation that traveled to Recife, in early March, for a period of preparation and a friendly with Retr FC. Under-18 coach Dudu Patetuci, assistant Igor Cotrim and assistant Bruno Pacheco were also infected.
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