Former Pittsburgh Steelers protection Troy Polamalu reported on social media Friday that he a short while ago tested positive for COVID-19, a week right before he’s because of to be enshrined in the Pro Soccer Hall of Fame.
Polamalu explained to the hall of his diagnosis. He mentioned they are doing the job with health officers to determine no matter whether he could be cleared to travel to Canton in time for his enshrinement, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 7.
“Thank God I truly feel wonderful,” Polamalu explained in his posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. “I’m working with the HOF to ensure we abide by all protocols to make it to Canton in time for all the festivities.”
The 40-12 months-outdated Polamalu added that his family members is performing well.
“We are upset for Troy appropriate now and pray for his swift recovery with no troubles,” David Baker, President & CEO of the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame, claimed Friday. “We’ll work with him to make confident he’s honored as an enshrinee the way he should be – and that is conscious of other people in the Centennial Course, lovers and everybody else in attendance. He experienced an amazing soccer job and will have an similarly incredible job as a Hall of Famer.”
Polamalu invested 12 seasons in Pittsburgh, successful a pair of Super Bowls although staying named to the Pro Bowl 8 instances. The 1st-ballot Corridor of Fame range was the 2010 AP Defensive Participant of the 12 months and a member of the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2000s.