It's like a movie - Milan goalkeeper Begovic lifts lid on life during lockdown


Asmir Begovic says the streets of Milan are deserted and admits he has no approach of understanding when training would in all probability resume at Milanello.

Asmir Begovic has in comparison Milan to “a movie scene” as town provides with the result of the coronavirus lockdown.

Northern Italy was once first put into quarantine on March 8 quicker than measures were extended all over all of the country in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Italy is the worst-affected country out of doors China, with 24,747 confirmed cases and 1,809 deaths.

With Serie A suspended until at least April and Milan having cancelled personnel training categories until further perceive, Begovic admits it is been tough to keep an eye on to lifestyles in a bustling the city that has effectively fallen silent.

He urged the Mirror: “The streets are deserted. The very best issue open are supermarkets. You can get somewhat of little little bit of foods and then it’s right away once more to your home. It’s crazy.

“People have said it’s like a movie scene and it in fact is. I’ve certainly not spotted anything adore it quicker than. I’m not sure other people know how bad it is proper right here.

“But it’s hit the country hard. You in reality really feel for the country, with numerous deaths and other people being infected. It’s devastating and heart-breaking for the folks.

“Now you see other clubs, fellow players getting it and it feels like a nightmare and you can only hope that everything goes back to normal as soon as possible.”


Milan’s last are compatible quicker than the league was once postponed was once a 2-1 defeat to Genoa, which was once carried out at the back of closed doors at San Siro.

Begovic, who did not have the benefit of the enjoy, says they are now merely able to hear when they can return to training, with no Milan avid avid gamers having however tested sure for coronavirus.

“There was a debate as to whether we should play at all. We played behind closed doors, which wasn’t a great experience at all,” he said.

“Then the next day we have now been in, then we have now been off and then the entire thing was once shut down. It came about so quickly. This week has been the climax.

“Then you’re in lockdown. The whole the city in lockdown, no consuming puts earlier 6pm and now the entire thing’s closed. It if truth be told came about so quickly, one step after another.

“We’re not training now. We’re not due once more until the 23rd [of March] this present day alternatively that looks as even though it will get changed and extended.

“No-one has tested sure at Milan. Now they’ve sent us away and said: ‘We’ll see you once we see you’.

“It’s so extraordinary not with the ability to educate. You try to do other problems alternatively there’s very best this kind of lot Netflix you’ll be able to watch.

“I try to keep busy, I’m trying to record some podcasts, keep myself ticking over and to not get down too much and patiently wait for normality to resume.”