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Covid-19: Ronaldo Returns To Italy To Resume Training

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports
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Cristiano Ronaldo travelled back to Italy on Monday after almost two months in coronavirus lockdown in his native Portugal.

The Juventus star landed alongside his family in Turin airport at exactly 10:20pm local time. According to media reports in Italy, Ronaldo will spend two weeks in quarantine despite coming by a private jet.

The 35-year-old last played for Juventus in a 2-0 win over Inter Milan behind closed doors at the Allianz Stadium on March 8, before the Italian football season was suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although, Juventus hasn't disclosed an official date for a return to training, but the Bianconeri have began carrying out tests on their players at the club’s medical centre in Turin on Monday.

The first set of Juve's players to arrive were Federico Bernardeschi, Juan Cuadrado, Carlo Pinsoglio, Leonardo Bonucci and Aaron Ramsey, all wearing face masks.

The Turin giant await the arrival of their remaining stars like cente back, Matthijs De Ligt, Blaise Matuidi who returned to France after recovering from the virus and Gonzalo Higuain who remains in Argentina where he returned to be with his sick mother.