Cristiano Ronaldo: Former Juventus president Gigli slams Portuguese for breaking quarantine rule

Cristiano Ronaldo: Former Juventus president Gigli slams Portuguese for breaking quarantine rule

- Cristiano Ronaldo has been slammed by ex-Juventus President Giovanni Gigli for breaking quarantine

- Gigli criticized the Portuguese striker for taking pictures beside the pool amid the global pandemic

- Ronaldo is in his hometown of Madeira with his family as they observe the stay at home exercise

Cristiano Ronaldo has been criticized for breaking Juventus quarantine after posting several pictures of himself in the swimming pool during the Coronavirus pandemic, Daily Mail..

The 35-year-old returned to his homeland in Madeira at the end of February to visit his mum who suffered a stroke.

But the Bianconeri striker has not returned to Italy due to the outbreak of COVID-19 that spread across Europe and around the world.

CR7 is currently with his family in their luxurious home in Portugal and he has posting pictures on social media of his activities in his seaside mansion.

And former Juventus President Giovanni Cobolli Gigli has slammed the Portuguese star for posting pictures during the global pandemic.

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"The thing at Juventus got complicated when Cristiano Ronaldo left. Ronaldo said he went to Portugal because of his mother, but now he only appears to take pictures in the pool," he told Radio Punto Nuovo.

"When this exception was made, the situation fell apart and others wanted to go. It shouldn't have been like that. They should all have been quarantined.".

Gigli is worried about players returning to Italy when the crisis is over as a couple of them left the country and returned home.

"Criticizing now is easy, but, seen from the outside, I don't understand why some players wanted to leave Italy," he continued.

"When they return it will be more difficult to get back into shape, because they will have to be quarantined for 14 days."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Pedro Rodriguez has finally spilled it out about his future with Chelsea beyond the summer.

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The Spanish attacker has confirmed he will be leaving Stamford Bridge at the end of the 2019-20 season.

Pedro joined the Blues in 2016 after winning Liga titles and three Champions League trophies with Barcelona.

And the 32-year-old has scored 43 goals and provided 28 assists in 201 matches in his four-year stay at west London. had also reported that Philippe Coutinho is yet to find a club that would rescue his career at Barcelona for a £72milion pricetag placed on him, reports in Spain claim.

This has resulted in top Premier League sides including Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham linked to the former Liverpool star.

Barcelona are yet to find a club willing to pay their fixed price for the Brazilian midfielder, according to Spanish news media outfit Marca.

Coutinho joined Barca in January 2018 for £142m but has failed to meet expectations in the promising move from Anfield.

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