Portugal and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo yesterday tested negative for coronavirus the club confirmed on Friday.

Ronaldo first tested positive for the virus on October 13 while he was playing for his country Portugal.

He had been in self-isolation since returning to Italy.

“Ronaldo carried out a check with a diagnostic test for Covid-19. The exam provided a negative result,” confirmed by Italian champions said in a statement.

“The player has, therefore, recovered after 19 days and is no longer subjected to home isolation.”

Ronald missed four games including Juventus’s 2-0 win at Dynamo Kiev in their Group G opener and Wednesday’s 2-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona.

The 35 year old return will help boost Andrea Pirlo’s squad as they are currently fifth on the log, four points behind league leaders AC Milan.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has the most goals score in Champions League history with 130 goals, he was furious missing last week’s game against Barcelona, after he tested positive for corona-virus.

Him (Rolando) has not faced his long time rival messi since since he left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018.

Juventus next league game is against newly promoted side, Spezia on Sunday.


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