Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz has been infected by the novel coronavirus, the Spanish football powerhouse said on Tuesday.

“After the COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday on our first team footballers by the Real Madrid Medical Services, our player Mariano, tested positive,” Real Madrid said in a statement.

The 26-year-old Mariano is in “perfect health and is complying with the protocol of isolation at home.”

Mariano from Dominican Republic is not a Real Madrid regular.

He scored one goal in seven matches this season.

Mariano has a contract with Real Madrid until 2023.

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