Cristiano Ronaldo is afraid of the spread of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) and takes action after Italy, particularly Serie A, Juventus, became the epicenter of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe.
Serie A Current Situation
According to Football-Italy, Ronaldo is in his hometown of Madeira (Portugal) to visit his mother after Mrs. Dolores suffered a stroke. According to the schedule, the Portuguese superstar will return to Juve on March 12 (local time) to train with the whole team.
However, Juve executives insist Ronaldo will not return to Italy and remain in Portugal to “wait for the current state of emergency” in Italy.
Earlier, Ronaldo’s teammate, defender Daniele Rugani, was confirmed positive by Corona Virus (Covid-19) by Juventus.
CR7 and Rugani practice and share a dressing room after Juve’s 2-0 victory over Inter Milan in Serie A on March 8 (local time).
This season, Ronaldo is still maintaining a high level at Juve. At 35, he has 25 goals in 32 games for Juve in all competitions, including 15 goals in the last 12 games in Serie A. CR7 even fired 11 games in a row and was just stubborn in the match. Inter last weekend.
Serie A is currently delayed at least until April 5 because of the Covid-19 epidemic at the discretion of Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
The Italian Football Confederation (FIGC) even planned a case in case Serie A could not happen and ended as planned because of the Covid-19 epidemic.
FIGC President, Gabriele Gravina, proposed organizing a series of play-offs between the current top teams in Serie A to choose two clubs to play in the championship match while selecting teams to attend the cup. Europe next season.
According to the BBC, FIGC thinks of the case of ending Serie A 2019/20. Titles, tickets to the European Cup, and relegation teams will be determined based on the rankings of the clubs up to the round of 26.
If this happens, Juventus will have the 9th consecutive Scudetto win. Ronaldo and his team just beat Inter in the Italian derby to reclaim the top spot from Lazio with 1 more point.
Italy is the European outbreak of Covid-19. As of 5pm on 12/3, Italy had more than 12,000 cases of Covid-19, 827 deaths.
Juventus defender is positive for Corona Virus (Covid-19)
A teammate of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus became the first Serie A player to be positive for Covid-19.
According to the official Juventus website, center-back Daniele Rugani was tested positive for Corona Virus (Covid-19).
“Juventus is activating all quarantine procedures required by law, including investigating those who have contacted him,” the Juve homepage informed.
Rugani is the first case in Serie A that is positive for the Corona Virus (Covid-19) in the context of Italy being the center of Europe.
The center-back in 1995 didn’t play too much for Juve this season. He has just played 7 matches for Juve in every arena. However, Rugani is still part of Juve’s training and lineup in 25 of the Bianconeri ’26 matches in Serie A.
He sat on the bench and shared the dressing room with all of Juve’s stars like Ronaldo or Dybala in a 2-0 victory over Inter on March 8 (local time).
As of 5 pm on 12/3, Italy had more than 12,000 cases of Covid-19, 827 deaths.
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