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Dybala: I didn’t think I would miss football this much

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Dybala has revealed his new hobby in lock-down, while also admitting he never thought he would miss football this bad.

Paulo Dybala has seen a difficult past few weeks and has admitted he is missing football so bad.

The Argentine is recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 for the fourth time in six weeks.

With Dybala missing action for more than a month now, the 26-year-old has admitted he is itching to go on the pitch once again.

“To tell you the truth, I never thought I was going to miss playing and practicing that much,” he admitted in an Instagram interview as quoted by Football-Italia.

“I feel like I need to practice, see my teammates and friends and at least touch the ball because practice at home isn’t the same on my own. “

“I need to put my boots on and run, score a goal… As I always say, when you are passionate you make everything twice as important. Dybala added.

“It’s been too long without practicing. We don’t know exactly when we’ll be back. It’s not like a holiday, when you know you’ll be resting for a certain amount to time.”

Dybala also revealed that he has taken to a new hobby in yoga during lock-down.

“I’ve been practicing at home, since I had the chance to bring some training gear home and we don’t know when practice will resume, so I need to keep up with it.

“Being isolated at home for such a long time made me feel like trying new things. For example, I found a new passion – yoga. I love it and I realized it’s been helping me a lot.”

Dybala has been one of Juventus’ top performers this season, with seven league goals and five assists in 24 appearances.

Those brilliant performances have seen Juventus eager to tie down the 26-year-old to a new contract.