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Luuk de Jong sees ghost towns in Spain: “This is normal in films’

Luuk de Jong takes violently to see how big the impact of the coronavirus on daily life in Spain. For the 29 year old striker of Sevilla he feels like the middle of a movie.

Luuk de Jong takes violently to see how big the impact of the coronavirus on daily life in Spain. For the 29 year old striker of Sevilla he feels like the middle of a movie.

“That schools, stadiums, restaurants, cafes and even closed borders, it you hardly can imagine. Are very logical decision, since the spread should stop soon,” says De Jong Friday interview with Voetbal International.

Worldwide, Spain is one of the hardest hit countries. At present, more than sixteen thousand people in the southern European country coronavirus among members and are now more than eight hundred people COVID-19 deceased.

The Spanish government announced last week a state of emergency and the country now is in lockdown, so you do not just walk the streets can. “Afraid I do not, but I do fear the huge impact it has,” said De Jong, PSV last summer exchanged for Sevilla.

“Great places turn into ghost towns, supermarkets are emptied bought, the whole social life is down. That normally happens in movies, but now we are there ourselves middle. The outbreak in China you thought at first that it would blow over. This had a few months ago no one expected. ”

By the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the Spanish league logically temporary halt and it is unknown if the season can be completed. Sevilla occupies currently third in La Liga with a gap of nine points at number two Real Madrid.

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