DOHA, Qatar— Former The country and Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has tested optimistic for the coronavirus .

The 40-year-old Xavi, today the coach of Qatari club Al-Sadd, said Sunday that he was tested based on the Qatar league protocol which the latest test showed he previously contracted COVID-19 .

“ Fortunately, I’ mirielle feeling OK, but We are isolated until I am provided the all-clear. When the wellness services allow it, We are very eager to return to our daily routine and to function, ” Xavi said upon Instagram.

Al-Sadd announced  upon its website   that Xavi would not become joining the rest of the team because of its league game against Al-Khor later Saturday.

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Qatar’ s Al-Sadd player Xavi Hernandez, former Barcelona plus Spain midfielder, during a good AFC Champions League suit at the Azadi stadium within Tehran, Iran on Might 20, 2019. (Vahid Salemi/AP Photo)

It is third-place Al-Sadd’ s first online game since the league was hanging in March due to the outbreak. The league resumed upon Friday.

Qatar has recorded 109, 036 positive cases and credited 164 deaths to the pathogen, according to Johns Hopkins University or college.