Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 again last Thursday.
FEDERICO PROIETTI / EFE
Next Wednesday October 28 Juventus has a key duel in the Champions League against FC Barcelona; In addition to being the first confrontation between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in 2 years, the Vecchia Signora wants to face their rival with all their offensive power, so they lose the “Commander”, who tested positive for COVID-19 a week ago , it’s something they don’t want to do.
The competition rules mention that for a player to be able to participate in a match, they must submit a test five days before; However, This Thursday, after the new positive of the footballer, the club opted for a new resource: requesting permission from UEFA so that CR7 can participate in the duel if you recover two days before the commitment, that is, on Monday 26.
If the body allows this, The player must meet two requirements: verify that he never presented symptoms of coronavirus, on the grounds that he had a low viral load, and submit a negative test 48 hours before.
🦠 Juventus will rush all the options for Cristiano to play against Barça
⏳ The Italian champion will ask UEFA to be able to do another PCR test 48 hours before the Champions League match pic.twitter.com/cErCClxfNy
– SPORT newspaper (@sport) October 22, 2020
Juventus have already got to work and, for now, have sent the forward’s medical file to UEFA, in an attempt to prove the first point.
🇵🇹🦠 Cristiano again tested POSITIVE for COVID-19.
Despite the result, Juventus informed UEFA that the Bug has no symptoms and requested authorization to present a new test 48 hours before the game against Barcelona.
We can still see Messi vs CR7. 🙏🏻🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/2VOI8x3Svb
– JOSÉ BRISEÑO (@josebriseno) October 22, 2020
In this way, A new light shines for the team and the fans of the Portuguese star who want to see him again face his nemesis: Lionel Messi.