By Tafadzwa Hove
Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has shared coronavirus message via his Twitter account. His Juventus teammate,Daniel Rugani is in self isolation after testing positive to coronavirus. The football star has backed the postponement of all sport.
Covid-19 has become a global problem with Europe now at the centre of the outbreak.
Italy, the country where Ronaldo plays with Juventus , has been worst hit of all the European countries.
Here is Ronaldo ‘s message :
He posited, “The world is going through a very difficult moment which demands the utmost care and attention from all of us.
“I speak to you today not as a footballer player, but as a son, father, a human being concerned with the latest developments that is affecting the whole world.
“It is important we all follow the advice of WHO (World Health Organisation) and the governing bodies on how we handle this current situation.
“Protecting human life must come above any other interests.
“I would like to send my thoughts to everyone who has lost someone close to them, my solidarity to those who are fighting the virus, like my team-mate Daniele Rugani, and my continued support to the amazing health professionals putting their own lives at risk to help save others”, the star concluded.
Sport has taken action with almost every major sporting event or competition being put on hold in an effort to prevent the spread.