Aged 73, the long-term Madrid supremo is in a potential vulnerable age group for the virus but the club have confirmed the positive news that he is currently asymptomatic and otherwise in good health.
— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) February 2, 2021
Perez will now enter a period of self-isolation and will only be in a position to return to the club’s facilities when he posts a negative test.
As well as his role at Madrid, Perez is the chairman and CEO of Grupo ACS, a civil engineering company and the largest construction company in Spain, with Forbes claiming he has a net worth of $1.8billion.
The Forbes rich list, released in November 2020, showed that Perez has once again climbed the list and was now the 11th wealthiest individual in Spain.