Disney sports presenter catches Covid days before the Olympics


Mariana Spinelli, a Disney sports journalist, tested positive for Covid-19, days before her debut on the Olympic Games broadcast. She told about the diagnosis on Twitter, last Friday (16). Fans created a tag on the social network to wish them better. The subject was among the most commented on this Saturday morning (17).

In the message to admirers, the SportsCenter presenter said that she had to postpone a trip to São Paulo after receiving the test result. She said she has mild symptoms and remains at rest.

Mariana Spinelli at SportsCenter (Play/Instagram)

“Family, I tested positive for Covid-19. I took the test, because I was going to São Paulo for a recording. Obviously, I didn’t go. I have some symptoms, everything is mild”, he began.

The Olympics start next Friday (23), but she said she is optimistic to get back to work at ESPN and Fox Sports in time to work on the broadcast.

“I’m resting and recovering to be 100% for the start of the Olympics. I have a lot of women’s football content to record for you. Take care and get vaccinated,” he added.

Check out the journalist’s post below:

Admirers and friends mobilized to wish Mariana Spinelli strength and improvements in her recovery. See the repercussion: