Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo is Being Investigated for Breaking COVID-19 Rules by Going on Ski Trip

Liam Abbott | | Industry NewsIndustry News
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Cristiano Ronaldo and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez on a snowmobile at what many believe was the ski resort of Courmayeur, Italy. This image was originally uploaded by Rodriguez on her Instagram but has since been taken down.

Considered one of the best soccer players of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo is now in the spotlight after appearing to have broken Italian Covid-19 laws after traveling to the region of Val d’Aosta, home to Courmayeur ski resort, to celebrate his girlfriend’s birthday.

Ronaldo, who currently plays for the Italian soccer team Juventus, has been criticized before for not following Italian Covid-19 guidelines. Earlier this year, Ronaldo traveled to Portugal right before he tested positive for the virus. Back then, Vincenzo Spadafora, the Italian Minister of Sports, said that “The skills of a certain player don’t authorize them to be arrogant, disrespectful to the institution, and to lie.”

Ronaldo’s girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, posted on Instagram a photo of them on a snowmobile at an unnamed ski resort for her birthday, but that post has since been taken down and replaced with a post of her with family at their home in Turin, Italy. Many have used this unusual social media activity as evidence that Ronaldo and Rodriguez knew they were doing something they should not have been doing.

If Ronaldo and his girlfriend are caught for these actions, they could both be faced with a fine of €400 ($482 USD). Although for some these fines may be steep, I don’t think Ronaldo will have to worry.

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Georgina Rodriguez’s new birthday post. Image courtesy of Georgina Rodriguez’s Instagram.

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3 thoughts on “Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo is Being Investigated for Breaking COVID-19 Rules by Going on Ski Trip

  1. I’ve been to the snowmobile tours in Courmayeur. They are very isolated and socially distant. Glad we live in a world where we Cancel Cancel Cancel. Oh my he must have risked everyone’s lives sitting on a snowmobile in the middle of mountains next to his GF without a mask. How dare he!!!! Call the authorities! Off with his head!

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