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Cristiano Ronaldo under investigation for breaking coronavirus rules with 's sports minister saying Juventus star 'did not respect' protocols with his flight home from Portugal duty while infected - and 'no-one is exempt' Cristiano Ronaldo under investigation for breaching Covid rules for flying home Juventus star took a private air ambulance from Portugal to his house in Vincenzo Spadafora said star 'did not respect' protocols with his flight home Ronaldo claimed he complied with all necessary procedures earlier this month

By Kate Mcgreavy For Mailonline

Published: 07:25 GMT, 26 October 2020 | Updated: 07:29 GMT, 26 October 2020

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Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for breaking coronavirus rules when he flew home from Portugal to after testing positive for the illness.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Portugal earlier this month and took a private air ambulance to his house in .  

When asked whether Ronaldo had breached Covid-19 rules, 's sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora told Rai Radio: 'Yes, I think so, if there were no specific authorisations from the health authority.' 

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for breaking coronavirus rules

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for breaking coronavirus rules

Vincenzo Spadafora said Ronaldo 'did not respect' protocols with flight home while infected

Vincenzo Spadafora said Ronaldo 'did not respect' protocols with flight home while infected

Ronaldo touched down in Italy after travelling back from Portugal by air ambulance

Ronaldo touched down in after travelling back from Portugal by air ambulance

And now Spadafora has said the Juventus star 'did not respect' protocols with his flight home while infected - and 'no-one is exempt'.

'Cristiano did not respect the protocol. There is an investigation by the Federal Prosecutor's Office to prove it,' he told Rai Tre

'The virus has taught us that no one is exempt, obviously they are all people who have tried to respect the

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