ROME: Cristiano Ronaldo missed Juventus' Champions League clash against Barcelona as the player has tested positive for coronavirus again.
In order to play Juventus' upcoming Champions League match, the Portuguese was needed to test negative on Tuesday as protocol states that a player must have a negative test 24 hours before kick-off.
Juventus refused to comment but Italian media reports that Ronaldo's latest test was still positive for COVID-19 on the eve of his side's match against Barcelona.
Previously, Ronaldo had tested positive for coronavirus on October 13 while on international duty with Portugal. (Agencies)