7:21 AM PT — 3/12 — Cristiano Ronaldo has been quarantined as a result of Rugani’s positive coronavirus test … just a few days after the players were spotted huddling together for a pic.
International soccer star Daniele Rugani — who plays alongside Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus — has tested positive for coronavirus … the team announced Wednesday.
The team says the 25-year-old Italian is currently asymptomatic … but he’s been quarantined along with all the people he has had contact with in recent weeks.
Rugani is a rising star in the sport … and has played for Juventus since 2013.
The coronavirus has spread like wildfire throughout Italy … with reportedly more than 600 deaths and 10,000 known cases.
Juventus has been one of the many football clubs playing without fans in the past weeks … and most recently played Inter Milan on March 8th. Rugani posted a celebratory pic after his squad won the match.
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As we previously reported … the coronavirus has caused all major American sports leagues to limit the media’s access to players — banning them from locker-rooms and clubhouses.
The NCAA tournament and several Golden State Warriors games will be played without fans in the stands.