Ronaldo denies breaking virus protocol after Italy return | Soccer Information

ROME: Cristiano Ronaldo shot again at Italy’s sports activities minister on Friday by denying that he broke the coronavirus protocol adopted for the nation’s soccer after coming back from worldwide obligation whereas optimistic for the illness.
On Thursday Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora stated that Portugal captain Ronaldo had damaged protocol after he left isolation together with his membership Juventus to hitch up together with his nationwide staff after which returned to Italy following his optimistic check.
He’s at present quarantined at his dwelling in Turin after travelling from Portugal in an air ambulance.
“I by no means broke the protocol,” Ronaldo stated throughout an interview on Instagram, including that he travelled after gaining authorisation to take action and had averted contact with different folks.
“Somebody, whose title I am will not say, right here in Italy … says that I did not respect the protocol, that’s merely a lie.
“I’m persevering with my quarantine, I’m alone, my household is on one other ground, we won’t keep up a correspondence and it will likely be like that a minimum of for the subsequent 10 days.”
Native well being authorities within the Piedmont area stated that prosecutors had been knowledgeable of the departure of Ronaldo and different Juve gamers to hitch their respective nationwide groups whereas the Italian champions had been in isolation following two Covid-19 instances among the many staff’s non-playing workers.
Juventus stated on Thursday that Ronaldo, who claims to not have the “slightest symptom”, returned to Italy in a “medical flight authorised by the competent well being authorities”.
Your complete Juve staff had been again in isolation on Wednesday night after US midfielder Weston McKennie examined optimistic.
Each McKennie and Ronaldo are in quarantine and should check unfavorable earlier than rejoining their teammates.
Below UEFA guidelines a participant should present proof that he’s now not sick every week earlier than a European match.
Ronaldo, who will miss Juve’s Serie A match with Crotone and their Champions League opener towards Dynamo Kiev on October 20, should check unfavorable on October 21 to play towards Barcelona and outdated foe Lionel Messi every week later.

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