Cristiano is in quarantine and does not return to Italy

“Cristiano Ronaldo has not been trained and remains in Madeira awaiting events with the current health emergency.” With this concise phrase within the information of his training this Wednesday, Juventus confirmed that, at the moment, Cristiano Ronaldo will not be able to return to Italy.

The Portuguese soccer player traveled to Madeira on March 9 for the second time in a few days to visit his mother, Dolores Aveiro, who suffered a stroke earlier this month. At that point, CONI had already decided to suspend all sport at the national level due to the health crisis caused by the coronavirus and Cristiano had played his last game so far, Juventus-Inter.


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The Portuguese received permission from the club to travel and has been in Madeira for three days. More than I expected. His mother, according to the Italian press, is practically recovered but until the situation in Italy improves the striker will remain in his hometown, Funchal, along with the rest of his family.

Cristiano Ronaldo will remain on the island until confirming the positivity of his companion's Covid-19ñTeam member Daniele Rugani.

Miguel Albuquerque, president of the regional government of Madeira, has stated that it cannot speak of this situation for reasons of data protection. “This situation is adequately analyzed and at this time I guarantee that there is no possibility of infection“the president has said.

On the other hand, Pedro Ramos, regional secretary of Health, added that “the athlete and his family are asymptomatic“.

A canceled flight

As reported yesterday by the Turin newspaper Tuttosport, Cristiano Ronaldo received special permission to return to Italy on a private flight from Portugal and was expected for training this Thursday in Vinovo, in which he will not participate. Since Wednesday, after Rugani tested positive for Covid-19, the Juventino club is in quarantine.