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Sport Cristiano Ronaldo returns ANOTHER positive coronavirus test

23:41  27 october  2020
23:41  27 october  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Wednesday's Champions League match against Barcelona after returning another positive coronavirus test.

The Juventus star had been self-isolating at home since he tested positive for Covid-19 on October 13 and had hoped to return to action against his rival Lionel Messi in their Champions League clash in Turin.

UEFA allowed Ronaldo to take a new test just 48 hours before the game - due to his very low viral load - but the striker recorded another positive result.

a football player on a field: Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to find out today whether he can face rival Lionel Messi © Provided by Daily Mail Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to find out today whether he can face rival Lionel Messi

Ronaldo was asymptomatic when he tested positive days after playing for Portugal against France and Spain and posing for a team photo at dinner. He also displayed no symptoms when he tested positive for a second time last week.

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Ronaldo has been eager to return and add another thrilling chapter to his encounters with Messi.

Ronaldo's reunion with his rival was the pick of the ties when the Champions League groups were drawn.

The pair have not faced each other in the Champions League since the semi-final between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the 2011-12 season.

a woman standing in front of a window: The Portugal captain has been exercising at home to keep fitness levels up ahead of a return © Provided by Daily Mail The Portugal captain has been exercising at home to keep fitness levels up ahead of a return Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe, Joao Cancelo sitting at a table posing for the camera: Ronaldo poses with his Portugal team-mates just a day before his positive test was revealed © Provided by Daily Mail Ronaldo poses with his Portugal team-mates just a day before his positive test was revealed

The Portugal superstar has already missed three matches for Juventus - Pirlo's side beat Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League last week but were held to two draws in Serie A.

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 Juventus - Hellas Verona: The probable lines without Cristiano Ronaldo and where to watch the match Juventus welcomes Hellas Verona on behalf of the fifth day of Serie A. © Provided by 90min Paulo Dybala will have something to show the way to his team, in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo. | Soccrates Images / Getty Images Juventus are still struggling to be convincing in this Serie A start to the season. With two wins and two draws, the Bianconeri expect to return to first place quickly.

Cristiano Ronaldo is returning to Turin, Italy, aboard a private air ambulance, after testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo , soccer star and one of the world's most famous athletes, has tested positive for the coronavirus , Portugal's soccer federation said Tuesday. Ronaldo , 35, will isolate himself from teammates. Another round of testing revealed he was the only player on the team to test positive .


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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has, however, been accused of breaking coronavirus rules when he flew home from Portugal to Italy after testing positive for the illness.

When asked whether Ronaldo had breached Covid-19 rules by taking a private air ambulance, Italy's sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora told Rai Radio: 'Yes, I think so, if there were no specific authorisations from the health authority.'

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The news of Ronaldo's third positive test will see Juventus manager, Andrea Pirlo, 'count on the players available to sacrifice themselves' against Barcelona.

He said in a press conference: 'We will count on the players we have available. Barcelona are strong and have great champions, we must play a great game.

'The players will certainly have to sacrifice themselves and play a great match. I'll go ahead with the back four because I only have four defenders. So, we'll go on like this.'

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