A player in the U.S. national football league tested positive for the new coronavirus late Wednesday.

An NFL franchise, Los Angeles Rams confirmed on its website that center Brian Allen caught COVID-19 three weeks ago as the 24-year-old showed mild symptoms.

The Rams added that now he is “feeling better”.

Allen said that he first lost his sense of smell and then taste.

“Then I got periodic sore throats. I got really fatigued, my throat would start burning, everything felt different than every other flu I’ve had,” the American player added.

The 2020 NFL regular season is expected to

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