He didn’t have that on his screen: Thomas Müller achieves the “Covid-Triple”
Thomas Müller got it for the third time. “This time I didn’t have it on my radar,” says the Bayern professional, but is confident after his repeated corona infection.
Thomas Müller hopes after his corona infection before FC Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga cracker next Saturday (6:30 p.m. in the FAZ live ticker for the Bundesliga and at Sky) at Borussia Dortmund for a quick return. “The triple, the Covid triple, has come to me. I have to say that this time I didn’t have it on my radar,” said the 33-year-old national soccer player about his third positive test for the corona virus in a video on Instagram. “I’m doing very well so far. Of course I hope that it stays that way, I’m confident that I can return to the pitch quickly.”
After a test that was also positive for the corona virus on Saturday, the people of Munich also have to be up for the time being Joshua Kimmich waive. Both are symptom-free and doing well, the German record champions said. Kimmich and Müller are in domestic isolation. He spent an “interesting Bundesliga afternoon in front of the television,” reported Müller.
He had first tested positive for corona in February 2021 and returned from the Club World Cup in Qatar on a separate plane. A year later, Müller became infected again.
Müller and Kimmich had played 4-0 against Bayer Leverkusen on Friday evening. For Bayern, the Champions League match against Viktoria Pilsen on Tuesday (6.45 p.m. in the Bundesliga) is ahead of the Dortmund game in the Bundesliga FAZ live ticker for the Champions League and at DAZN).
Bayern’s captain Manuel Neuer and Leon Goretzka had to pass due to positive tests for the World Cup dress rehearsal of the German national team, they were back on the pitch against Leverkusen.