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Coronavirus: Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly quarantined after teammate Daniele Rugani tested positive

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Daniele Rugani were in the same dressing room for Juventus’ victory over Inter Milan on Sunday, days before the defender revealed he had contracted the virus.

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly in quarantined in Portugal in his Madeira home after Juventus teammate Daniele Rugani tested positive for coronavirus.

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Rugani announced he had contracted the virus on Wednesday, 72 hours after he sat on the bench for Juventus’ win over Inter Milan.

The defender shared the same dressing room as Ronaldo and the rest of his teammates at the San Siro, where the game was played behind closed doors.

On Wednesday night, Italian defender Daniele Rugani became the second professional footballer to test positive for coronavirus in Germany after Hannover 96 defender Timo Hubers was diagnosed.

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Now all players from both teams have been forced to self-isolate, with Ronaldo returning to Madeira.

Northern Italy is one of the worst-affected areas in Europe, and Ronaldo will not be coming back to Turin for the time being

By reports, Cristiano Ronaldo will remain in his native Portugal indefinitely as he undergoes self-isolation.