Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation by police in the Italian city of Aosta over a ski trip that may have violated the country’s COVID-19 laws.
Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, were seen skiing in Courmayeur to celebrate his 27th birthday on January 27, but trips to the ski resort are not allowed under current rules as Valle d’Aosta is in a medium to high risk orange. zoned.
Exceptions can be made for those who own a second home in the area, but according to ANSA this is not the case for Ronaldo, whose actions are currently under investigation by local police.
This incident was also reported by Corriere dello Sport, which claim that Ronaldo and Rodriguez took a snowmobile ride before settling for the night at a hotel which was in fact closed to the public.
Ronaldo tried to keep the getaway under the radar, but footage of the trip surfaced on social media and caught the attention of local police. The photos and videos have since been deleted.
As Ronaldo hurtled down the slopes, the rest of his Juventus teammates faced SPAL in the Coppa Italia semi-finals.
Manager Andrea Pirlo opted for a high-rotation squad but left Ronaldo out of the squad, with Paulo Dybala and Rodrigo Bentancur also missing, but Juventus were still far too strong for their opponents and clinched a 4-0 victory. .
Goals from Alvaro Morata and left-back Gianluca Frabotta led Juventus 2-0 at halftime, after which Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Chiesa both found their way onto the scoresheet to seal a comfortable victory .
Ronaldo is currently Serie A’s top scorer this season, having scored 15 goals in as many appearances for Juventus.
Despite Ronaldo’s electric form, Pirlo’s men have struggled to live up to expectations this season. They currently sit fifth in the Serie A table, seven points behind leaders AC Milan with one game underway.
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