Ronaldo traveled to join his country’s national team camp before facing France, and on Tuesday, the Portuguese Federation announced that Ronaldo had been infected with the new Corona virus, and yesterday, Wednesday, Ronaldo returned to Turin.
The Italian sports minister, Vincenzo Spadafora, accused the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus striker, in breach of health protocol, by traveling to and from Italy.
Ronaldo traveled to join his country’s national team camp before facing France in the European Nations League, and on Tuesday, the Portuguese Federation announced that Ronaldo had been infected with the new Corona virus, and yesterday, Wednesday, Ronaldo returned to Turin, and Juventus explained that Ronaldo returned on a medical trip authorized by the competent health authorities, upon request The player, and will continue to be in isolation inside his home. ”
Spadafora said in statements to the Italian network “RAI 1”, on the return of Ronaldo: “I think that Ronaldo has violated the health protocol, if there is no permit allowing him to travel.”
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Spadafora talked about the possibility of the fans returning to the Italian league stadiums, and said: “This will not happen at the present time, there was a proposal to attend 25% of the full capacity of the stadiums, but we cannot allow this matter.”
He continued: “At least until the end of next month, we must see what the infection curve will be from here until mid-November.”
Andrea Agnelli, president of Juventus, commented: “There have been no violations by Ronaldo. We told the players that they can continue to quarantine them at home. ”
“Responding to the call of your country’s national team is something that makes you happy, and that’s the beauty of football,” he added.
As for Roberto Testi, director of the health authorities in Turin, he said about Ronaldo’s return to the city, and said: “Ronaldo has the right to request to return to Italy. I do not know the exact details of this matter, but the rules allow someone to request a private flight registered as a medical trip. ”
He added, “He can then take a private ambulance, then take him to his home to start quarantine there for at least 10 days.”