Cristiano Ronaldo hasn’t performed in opposition to Lionel Messi since leaving Actual Madrid in 2018.© AFP
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has been unnoticed of Juventus’ group for Wednesday’s Champions League conflict in opposition to Barcelona in Turin, two weeks after testing constructive for coronavirus. The 35-year-old, the highest scorer within the historical past of the competitors with 130 targets, wanted to check unfavorable 24 hours earlier than the sport in opposition to his nice rival Lionel Messi’s Spanish group. 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 keeping with Portuguese TV1, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has examined constructive 18 instances.
The match in opposition to Barcelona, which kicks off at 2000 GMT, would be the fourth missed by Ronaldo, who has no signs of the virus, and has posted photographs of himself coaching on social media.
Footballing legends Ronaldo and Messi will now, all being nicely, 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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