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Rafael to shun football games until COVID-19 vaccine is found

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RAFAEL Jiménez Jarque, known as Fali says, he will not partake in football until coronavirus vaccine is found.

  Though Spanish government has given teams green light to return to training this month, the Cadiz CF player is not considering any return to the game he so much loves until coronavirus vaccine is found.

  All football actions in Spain have been on hold since mid-March over the ravaging nature of the pandemic.

  The 26-year-old Spanish defender has turned down a chance to return to football action for fear of deadly coronavirus.

  The utility player whose role in the defensive midfield is sublime currently plays for lower-division outfit Cadiz CF has insisted he will remain on the side line until a vaccine is found for COVID-19.

  Fali, as he is fondly referred to admitted that he will willingly give up his wage until he feels it is safe to play again.

  The Spaniard is reputed to be one of the key players in his team having made 24 appearances before league action was suspended in March.

  According to media reports , the player is not losing any sleep over his decision, insisting it is geared toward protecting his family, adding that he might have to find another job if football becomes too dangerous for him because of coronavirus.

  “I do not plan to play football and I will not ask for wages because I am a player of principles. “I will not charge the club because I do not deserve it. The most important thing is my health and that of my daughters. “I have a little money saved, if I need to find another job I will do so – but I do not want to expose myself or my family.”

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