Claudio Branco, former Genoa player between 1990 and 1993, is hospitalized in intensive care and is intubated. The 56-year-old former footballer is in serious condition for the covid. Branco is hospitalized at Copa Star hospital, in the southern area of Rio de Janeiro. In the last 24 hours, the clinical picture has remained stable, but doctors are unable to determine when the patient will be able to breathe independently. Branco entered the hospital on March 16. As a footballer, the former full-back wore the Genoa shirt between 1990 and 1993. The apex of the winger’s career, famous for his powerful left foot and deadly free-kicks, was represented by the 1994 World Cup won with selecao .