The former runner is hospitalized at the San Bortolo hospital in Vicenza and he replied via WhatsApp: “This illness makes you understand that you are not a superhero. Now they give me oxygen and I can eat … “
“I have a mask and I find it hard to speak. Yesterday I had a nasal respirator, this morning they put this on to try to give me less oxygen and understand how my body reacts. My son Giacomo turned two on July 22nd and I see him every day via Skype. He is a show, he is my reason for living, the one that makes me fight against Covid. When he saw me, he said “Dad, you have the mask to ride a motorcycle”. Filippo Pozzato replies via WhatsApp from his room at the San Bortolo hospital in Vicenza, Pneumology department.