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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League round of 16 second leg, soccer match between Juventus and Lyon at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy. The Portuguese soccer federation says Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The federation says Ronaldo is doing well and has no symptoms. He has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

Ronaldo in doubt for Messi's visit to Juventus

Oct. 25, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

Some talking points ahead of the second round of games in the Champions League: NO RONALDO VS. MESSI? The highly anticipated matchup of Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi likely won’t happen because Ronaldo has the coronavirus. Juventus has not reported many details of Ronaldo’s status but the...

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford leaps over a challenge by PSG's Presnel Kimpembe during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Man United wins again at PSG; Messi scores in Barca rout

Oct. 20, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

Marcus Rashford sprinted toward the corner flag inside an empty Parc des Princes and slid on his knees in celebration, just like two seasons ago. Another trip to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Another late winner for the Manchester United striker. In a heavyweight contest on the opening night of the...

Soccer supporters keep social distance guidelines prior the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and FC Schalke 04 in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions League

Oct. 19, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has brought a new dividing line to the Champions League this season. No longer is it only the super rich clubs against everyone else. There is now a split between those playing in front of fans and those playing in empty stadiums. As of Monday, seven...

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 file photo Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, center, runs with the ball at France's Benjamin Pavard, foreground, between Ngolo Kante and Paul Pogba, right, during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between France and Portugal at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, France. The Portuguese soccer federation says Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The federation says Ronaldo is doing well and has no symptoms. He has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday, Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Italy to finish isolating

Oct. 14, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

Cristiano Ronaldo was back in Italy after testing positive for the coronavirus in Portugal. The Juventus forward traveled on a “medical flight” from Lisbon to Turin on Wednesday to finish his isolation period. “Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Italy with a medical flight authorised by the...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2020 file photo, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo sticks out his tongue during the Portugal against Sweden UEFA Nations League soccer match at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Portuguese soccer federation says on Tuesday, Oct. 13 Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The federation says Ronaldo is doing well and has no symptoms. He has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. (Janerik Henriksson/TT via AP, file)

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 13, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest international soccer star to test positive for the coronavirus. The Portuguese soccer federation said Tuesday that Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms after he tested positive while with his country's national team. He was in isolation and was dropped from the...

Fans wear face masks and use social distancing during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Texas and TCU, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Memphis expanding capacity for football games

Oct. 6, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Memphis Tigers will be allowed to more than double their home crowd to nearly 12,000 fans in the stands at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium starting with their Oct. 17 game against UCF. The university announced the move Tuesday...

Napoli's players celebrate Piotr Zielinski's goal during the Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Genoa at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (Alessandro Garofalo/LaPresse via AP)

The Latest: Napoli not traveling to Turin for Juventus game

Oct. 4, 2020 6:24 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Napoli is not to traveling to Turin for its scheduled match against Juventus later Sunday after local health authorities ordered the squad into quarantine. However, league authorities and Juventus have indicated the game should...

Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain plays the ball during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Aug.1, 2020. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Gonzolo Higuaín signs with Miami after leaving Juventus

Sep. 18, 2020 1:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín signed with Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami on Friday, a day after the 32-year-old forward terminated his contract with Italian champion Juventus. Higuaín signed as a designated player whose salary largest is not counted under the league’s salary cap....

Schalke's Weston McKennie, left, celebrates with Schalke's Rabbi Matondo after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The nine-time defending Serie A champion McKennie has become the first American player at Juventus, confirmed late Saturday, August, 30, 2020.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool, File)

McKennie opens his 1st news conference with Italian flair

Sep. 7, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Weston McKennie opened his first news conference as a Juventus player on Monday with a bit of cultural flair, speaking in Italian. “It’s an honor to be here,” the 22-year-old midfielder said in the local language after becoming the first American to join the famous...

Schalke's Weston McKennie, left, celebrates with Schalke's Rabbi Matondo after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The nine-time defending Serie A champion McKennie has become the first American player at Juventus, confirmed late Saturday, August, 30, 2020.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool, File)

Weston McKennie becomes 1st American player at Juventus

Aug. 30, 2020 4:07 AM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — It’s official: Midfielder Weston McKennie has become the first American player at Juventus. The nine-time defending Serie A champion posted photos of McKennie’s arrival in Turin on Thursday ahead of the expected loan from German club Schalke. Late Saturday, Juventus...