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Rubiales assures that another plane will bring Carvajal and other positives to Spain


Dani Carvajal, during the semifinal of the Super Cup against Barcelona.Julio Muñoz (EFE)

The Federation guaranteed the return to Spain of Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal and the The rest of the positives for covid detected these days in the Spanish delegation, as the president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, assured at the break of the final at the Movistar microphones.


Unai Simón, De Marcos, Íñigo Martínez, Yeray, Balenziaga (Yuri, min. 57), Dani García, Berenguer (N Nico Williams, min. 45), Muniain (Nico Serrano, min. 80), Oier Zarraga (Vesga, min. 57), O. Sancet (Raúl García, min. 57) and Williams
RMA Real Madrid

Courtois, Alaba, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy, Lucas Vázquez (Nacho, min. 90), Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Benzema, Vinicius Junior ( Marcelo, min. 85) and Rodrygo (Federico Valverde, min. 63)


0-1 min. 37: Modric. 0-2 min. 51: Benzema.
Referee Cesar Soto Grado
Yellow cards Dani García (min. 76) and Yeray (min. 89)

Red Cards Eder Militao (min. 86)

The top federal leader, who confirmed that, in addition to Madrid's right-back, there were “another six or seven positives”, said that there would be an extra private plane for those who had tested positive and were infected and they could travel isolated from the rest of the delegation, which will return as planned. At the time he made these statements, around 8:30 p.m. Spanish peninsular time, Rubiales pointed out that that plane was already flying to Saudi Arabia and that the operation already had the approval of the airport authorities of the country where the Super Cup of Spain. The president of the federation added that the aircraft was scheduled to take off from Riyadh early this Monday afternoon, when it has complied with the rest hours stipulated by air regulations.

“We are going to give every chance to come back”, said Rubiales. “We have proposed three scenarios: one, for those who are going to take the federation tests and are negative, and who will return in the same charter as planned. Another, for those who test positive. We will take care of everything and we will charter another plane so that they are totally isolated, ”said the president of the Spanish Federation on Movistar. Rubiales added one more scenario for those who do not want to undergo a new test. “Those who do not want to take the federation test are allowed to return in the way they want and consider convenient, and the federation will take care of it. The federation is available in all cases”, stressed the top leader of the RFEF.

The The president stressed that the federation already had at that time “with the OK from the authorities” for that flight that was on the way, destined for those who had tested positive. “The airline has completed the protocol with the current health legislation,” he assured.

With the explanations of Rubiales, and despite the fact that the planes have a crew, Health sources pointed out that the case “complies with the protocol because it is an isolated plane”, as stated in the Strategy for Early Detection, Surveillance and control of covid. This document has a responsible statement for people who travel to “complete isolation in their places of habitual residence”. In this declaration, the person undertakes “to carry out said transfer in private transport taking the stipulated precautionary and distancing measures” and in the shortest time possible.

Dani Carvajal, who returned in the semifinals of the Super Cup against Barcelona after another injury that had left him in the infirmary in the last month (his last game had been on December 12 against Atlético), it is again slowed down this season. Carlo Ancelotti clarified this Saturday that the defender only felt symptoms of a cold; however, he was left out of the final against Athletic. The whites' next match after winning the Super Cup is this Thursday in Elche (7:00 p.m., Dazn) in the round of 16 of the Cup, a single match.

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