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Sport Dodgers star with COVID-19 celebrates World Series

08:52  28 october  2020
08:52  28 october  2020 Source:   wwos.nine.com.au

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The World Series hadn't seen anything quite like it in what was the most extraordinary of finales that posed as many questions as it did talking points. Los Angeles Dodgers ' Justin Turner pulled mid-game during World Series win after positive Covid - 19 test.

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. With more than 22 million Americans currently Covid - 19 positive, infrastructure needed to disseminate vaccine is far from completeJoe Biden has been promising

The Los Angeles Dodgers' World Series win has been hit with a major controversy after third baseman Justin Turner joined celebrations despite carrying COVID-19.

Turner was incredibly pulled mid-game after testing positive for COVID-19, but defied orders to take to the field to celebrate the Dodgers' drought-breaking win.

The Dodgers on Wednesday secured the World Series with a 3-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6.

Justin Turner et al. posing for the camera: A maskless Justin Turner celebrates with his Dodgers teammates after their World Series win © Getty A maskless Justin Turner celebrates with his Dodgers teammates after their World Series win

Turner, who was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts before leaving the game the eighth inning following positive COVID-19 test, took to the field to celebrate the Dodgers' first championship since 1988 with teammates.

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Vision from the celebrations captured the 35-year-old hugging teammates and Dodgers staffers, while also kissing his girlfriend while holding the World Series trophy.

Turner was asked to remain isolated but ignored orders and joined his teammates according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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Dodgers players and coaches wore face masks during the end of series celebrations. There was no dogpile on the infield that's typical of such celebrations, although there were still hugs and high fives.

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Star shortstop Carlos Correa turned the party into a proposal. After doing a TV interview, he got down on one knee and asked girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez Only once have the Dodgers clinched a crown at home, that coming in 1963 when Koufax outpitched Yankees star Whitey Ford to finish a sweep.

"We learned during the game Justin tested positive and he was immediately isolated to prevent spread," Commissioner Rob Manfred said after presenting Los Angeles with the championship trophy.

Turner cradles the World Series trophy with his wife also joining in on the celebrations © Getty Turner cradles the World Series trophy with his wife also joining in on the celebrations

Turner's COVID-19 test taken one day prior to Wednesday's game had returned inconclusive before another test taken on the day of Game 6 came back positive according to Passan.

The entire squad is expected to be tested once they return to the team hotel.

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Turner took to Twitter after the series win to confirm he was in good spirits and feeling well despite missing out on the celebrations.

"Thanks to everyone reaching out!," Turner wrote on Twitter after the game.

"I feel great, no symptoms at all. Just experienced every emotion you can possibly imagine.

"Can't believe I couldn't be out there to celebrate with my guys! So proud of this team and unbelievably happy for the City of LA #WorldSeriesChamps."

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- with AP

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