- Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for the deadly COVID-19 for the second time
- The 35-year-old recently returned to full fitness after testing positive for the same infection
- Ronaldo will now miss a chance to reunite with Lionel Messi when Juventus clash against Barcelona in the Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time and will most likely miss Barcelona's Champions League fixture.
The 35-year-old initially contracted the infection while on international duty with Portugal earlier this month.
He will however miss the Old Lady's Champions League clash against Barcelona on Wednesday, October 28.
Recall that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner is still infectious after nine days of his initial diagnosis.
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SunSport quoting Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha claims the former Real Madrid star's latest results returned on Thursday.
Ronaldo was missing when Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Crotone in a Serie A clash over the weekend but defeated Dynamo Kyiv a few days later with Alvaro Morata scoring both goals.
Their next outing will be against Hellas Verona at the Allianz Stadium before hosting Barca to the same venue three days later.
According to self-isolation guidelines, the Portuguese attacker would be absent for that clash, and UEFA are demanding a negative test well in advance of the game.
The five-time Champions League winner is currently in Turin as he recuperates from the deadly virus.
The forward shared a clip of himself keeping fit while sporting a new shaved head look. He captioned the post:
"Success in life is not measured by what you achieve, but by the obstacles you overcome."
Ronaldo's first test was confirmed on October 13 and he was left out of his country's Nations League win over Sweden.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has once again dished an inspiring message to his followers on social media as he makes recovery from the coronavirus.
He could only watch from an isolated apartment during Portugal’s UEFA Nations League clash with Sweden on Wednesday night, October 14.
The team captain tested positive for coronavirus while he was on national duty at the UEFA Nations League.
The striker was the only player in the squad that returned a positive result and he was immediately isolated.
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