Now the Serie A club's technical director, the Italian was diagnosed after experiencing symptoms and his son Daniel, a player for the Rossoneri, is also suffering the illness.
Paolo Maldini and son test positive for coronavirus
AC Milan have confirmed their iconic defender Paolo Maldini has tested positive for coronavirus.
Right winger Daniel is currently playing for the Milan Under-19s and made his first-team debut earlier this season.
A statement on Milan's website read: "AC Milan confirms that Paolo Maldini, the club's technical director, became aware of contact with a person who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus and began to display symptoms of the virus himself.
"He was administered with a swab test yesterday, the result of which was positive. His son Daniel, a forward in AC Milan's youth team who had previously been training with the first team, also tested positive.
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