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A Six-Time Liverpool Champion Kenny Dalglish Is Diagnosed With COVID-19

A Six-Time Liverpool Champion Kenny Dalglish Is Diagnosed With COVID-19

A Six-time Liverpool champion Kenny Dalglish was diagnosed with coronavirus. The message appeared on the Liverpool FC official website.

According to the Liverpool FC press service, 69-year-old Dalglish was hospitalized on April 8 for the treatment of an infection. At the same time, he passed a test for coronavirus, which showed a positive result. It is noted that the disease is asymptomatic.

Dalglish said that even before entering the hospital, he had self-isolated himself with his family. He urged the British to strictly follow the instructions of doctors and the government of the country.

Dalglish played for Liverpool from 1977 to 1990. As a member of the team, he won six National Championships, three European Cup winners ' cups, the UEFA Super Cup, the FA Cup, four League cups and seven national super cups. In total, he took part in 502 matches for the club, scoring 169 goals. As a coach, Dalglish led Liverpool to victory in the national championship three times.