- Cristiano Ronaldo recently contracted Coronavirus while on international duty
- Portugal coach Santos stated that the Juventus star is in good condition
- Santos added that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner shouted inside his room that he wants to play
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Fernando Santos who is the handler of the Portuguese national senior men's team has explained that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is in good condition after contracting Coronavirus.
The news about Cristiano Ronaldo being tested positive for Covid-19 broke on Tuesday evening, October 13, by the Portuguese Football Federation and he will miss next game against Sweden.
Cristiano Ronaldo will now have to go into 10-day quarantine before doing another test for him to know his status on the deadly virus.
His club Juventus will be facing Crotone this coming Sunday in their next Serie A game in which Cristiano Ronaldo will also miss.
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Even the former Real Madrid and Manchester United star is expected to miss Juventus' Champions League game against Dynamo Kiev.
According to the report on GOAL. Santos acknowledged the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo will be missed by his teammates at the national team in their next game.
"No team can be better without the best player in the world but this team has already demonstrated that collectively it has the capacity to tackle the situation.
"He is managing the situation very well. He is in the room, saying he wants to play, he talks to us from upstairs.
"He is completely asymptomatic, he is okay, without any symptoms, he doesn’t even know what happened to him."
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed man on popular social site network Instagram with a follower base of 239 million and his average post earning him around $889,000 (about N341million).
HopperHQ are claiming that with such earning per post, the Portuguese is way ahead of second placed Neymar who earns $704,000 (about N270million).
Arch rival and Argentina’s Lionel Messi is third while football celebrity and England legend David Beckham as well as LeBron James make up the top five.
Despite his lack of regular football in recent years, Tottenham star managed to make the top ten. Africa has just one man on the list and it is Egypt’s Mohamed Salah who is number ten.
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