Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus star, finally tests negative for COVID-19

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus star, finally tests negative for COVID-19

- After three positive test results, Ronaldo finally got the all clear from COVID-19

- Juventus made the announcement on their website, saying Ronaldo did not need to isolate anymore

- The 35-year-old will be eligible to play Juventus’ Serie A game against Spezia in the weekend

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been given the all-clear to play football once again after his latest test showed he had beaten COVID-19.

Delight as Cristiano Ronaldo finally tests negative for COVID-19
Cristiano tested positive for COVID-19 while on international duty with Portugal.
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The news was confirmed by Juventus through their official website on Friday, October 30 in what will be a relief for both team mates and Ronaldo himself.

''Cristiano Ronaldo carried out a check with a diagnostic test (swab) for Covid 19,” the statement on Juventus’ official website started.
“The exam provided a negative result. The player has, therefore, recovered after 19 days and is no longer subjected to home isolation,”

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Because of his latest negative tests, the 35-year old will now be eligible to play against Spezia on Sunday, November 1.

It marked the end of a torrid spell for Ronaldo, who was initially diagnosed with the virus on October 13 while on international duty with Portugal.

He immediately flew back to Turin to self-isolate and went on to miss the next four games for his side, including a crucial Champions League game against Barcelona which Juve lost 2-0 on Wednesday.

In his absence, Juventus have drawn games against both Crotone and Hellas Verona.

He last played for Juventus in the 2-2 draw against AS Roma in September just before clubs headed for the international break.

The past few weeks have been quite tough for the superstar who also came under investigation for allegedly breaching COVID-19 safety rules since he flew to Italy after testing positive for the virus.

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He also had to endure the frustrating routine tests which somehow kept coming back positive despite the superstar insisting he felt absolutely fine.

At one point amid the Barcelona clash, Ronaldo snapped and hit out at the accuracy of the Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests in a comment which he has since deleted.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how reigning French champions Paris-Saint-Germain are reportedly ready to go for the signing of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo next summer as replacement for Kylian Mbappe.

Kylian Mbappe has for the past two seasons being a target for Real Madrid and Los Blancos have been favored to likely get the deal done at the end of the current League campaign.

Before the start of the ongoing League season in Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo was also linked with a move to PSG, but the ex-Manchester United star decided to stay in Turin.

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