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Ronaldo back home in Madeira as Juve grapples with coronavirus

In a training report released on Wednesday, Juventus said "Ronaldo has not trained and remains in Madeira pending developments related to the current health emergency."Ronaldo had returned to the Portuguese island, where he was born, to visit his mother who recently reportedly suffered a stroke.Meanwhile Daniele Rugani reassured fans that he is "fine" after the Juventus defender became the first Serie A player to test positive for the novel coronavirus.The announcement came just a day after the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) admitted that the current season might not finish due to the outbreak."You've read the news, so I want to reassure everyone who's worried about me, I'm fine," Rugani wrote on Twitter."I urge everyone to respect the rules, because this virus makes no distinction! Let's do it for ourselves, for our loved ones and for those around us."READ: Sports stars unite to support 'heroes' helping vulnerable in coronavirus fightREAD: Italy suspends all domestic sport competitions in bid to curb coronavirusRugani has made seven appearances this season and was on the bench for Sunday's win against Inter Milan, which was played behind closed doors at JuvRead More – Source

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