Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to take a huge wage cut from Juventus during the Coronavirus pandemic; Italy is the second most affected region.
The football clubs are going to face a huge economical hit as all the football activities have come at halt amidst the Coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the world.
Considering the situation in Italy, according to a report by the Tuttosport, as per AS, Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to take a huge €3.8 million wage cut from his current club Juventus.
The measure was followed after a conversation between Giorgio Chiellini and the rest of the squad via conference call, it is a solidarity step taken by players to help the club in this difficult time.
Although, not every Juventus player has agreed upon to take a wage contract varying upon their contract situation. But Ronaldo’s wage cut is surely a significant one.
The Portuguese International has been vocal about the issue in public and already helped his country by donating a million euros to hospitals in Portugal and secured ventilators for a hospital in his native.
Ronaldo soon left Portugal after Juventus’ last played match in Serie A against Inter Milan, which was played behind the closed doors and was won by the Turin based club.
Few days after the match, Daniele Rugani was diagnosed with the Coronavirus and Ronaldo published a statement in support of his teammate. Soon, a few days later even Paulo Dybala was diagnosed with the virus.
As of now, Serie A has been suspended by the officials and the borders of Italy have been locked down to prevent further transmission across the globe.
Now, it remains to be seen when the problem slows down and everything comes back to normal, the decision over this season’s verdict is still awaited.