Cristiano Ronaldo hasn’t performed towards Lionel Messi since leaving Actual Madrid in 2018.© AFP
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has been omitted of Juventus’ crew for Wednesday’s Champions League conflict towards Barcelona in Turin, two weeks after testing optimistic for coronavirus. The 35-year-old, the highest scorer within the historical past of the competitors with 130 objectives, wanted to check adverse 24 hours earlier than the sport towards his nice rival Lionel Messi’s Spanish crew. A livid Ronaldo posted a photograph on Instagram, with the remark: “Feeling good and wholesome! Forza Juve! #finoallafine.”
Ronaldo, who has greater than 241 million Instagram followers, later eliminated that remark.
In line with Portuguese TV1, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has examined optimistic 18 occasions.
The match towards Barcelona, which kicks off at 2000 GMT, would be the fourth missed by Ronaldo, who has no signs of the virus, and has posted pictures of himself coaching on social media.
Footballing legends Ronaldo and Messi will now, all being properly, meet within the reverse Group G fixture in Barcelona on December 8.
They haven’t confronted off for the reason that Portuguese famous person left Actual Madrid for Juventus in 2018.
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