Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Ruled Out Of Juventus vs Barcelona, Champions League 2020-21, Netizens Express Disappointment on Social Media (Read Tweets)

Dhairya Ingle
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Cristiano Ronaldo has been reportedly tested positive with COVID-19 and thus has been ruled out of the Champions League 2020-21. The tie is said to be quite a special one as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would be taking on each other. The fans were quite keen on seeing the two taking on each other in the clash but now with CR7 being tested positive with COVID-19, the epic battle between the two has been averted. Needless to say that the fans are quite upset with the same and they took to social media expressing their disappointment. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi Clash Averted, CR7 Reportedly Tested Positive With COVID-19 Once Again Ahead of Juventus vs Barcelona, Champions League 2020-21.

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The club is yet to issue a statement for the same. But the reports have confirmed that CR7 will not be featuring in the tie. In fact, Alvaro Morata will be the one who will be starring in the line-up. Ronaldo was on the national duties when he was infected with the coronavirus. He had been in UEFA Nation League and was playing for Portugal. After getting infected, CR7 returned back to Turin and had been in the self-isolation. Now, let's have a look at the tweets below:

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Even Andrea Pirlo had spoken up about the intense battle between Lionel Messi and Ronaldo. "For the first time, I'll be taking on Messi as a coach, I'll treat him with the enormous respect that he deserves," he said during the pre-match conference.