- Cristiano Ronaldo has contracted deadly Coronavirus while on international duty
- Football fans around the world have wished the five-time Ballon d'Or winner well
- Ronaldo will miss Portugal's coming game against Sweden and also Juventus' next tie
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Football fans around the world have taken to social media to wish Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo quick recovery after testing positive for deadly Coronavirus.
The Portuguese Football Federation on Tuesday evening, October 13, confirmed the latest development about the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.
It came days after Cristiano Ronaldo played against World Champions France in an international friendly game in which the former Manchester United was impressive.
With this latest news of Cristiano Ronaldo contracting Coronavirus, the Portuguese will miss his nation's next game against Sweden as he is expected to go into isolation.
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Portuguese Football Federation stated below.
"Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for Covid-19, so he will not face Sweden.''
The news came as a touching one for football fans who have wished the Portuguese fast recovery on isolation.
As it it now, Cristiano Ronaldo is also expected to miss Juventus' next League game away at Crotone as the Old Lady are currently occupying 8th position on the table.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the richest athletes in the world with net worth of about £200-250 million (about N100b –N124b), a weekly wage of £365,000 and a ginormous fan base on social media.
The huge lover of cars also has a lifetime contract with the sports giant Nike and has endorsement deals with the likes of Tag Heuer, Armani, Castrol and PokerStars.
The multiple Ballon d’Or winner has a massive collection of exotic cars said to be a total of 19 worth almost $5million (about N2bn).
In a promotional video he did for Bugatti Chiron with his Bugatti Veyron he featured his personal garage.
CR7 seems to be a fan of speed having another machine - the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 worth $318,000 (about N123m).
The 35-year-old striker also has a Bentley GT Speed worth $220,000 (about N85m) and out of his amazing 19 cars is also an Audi R8.
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