Cristiano Ronaldo skipped Juventus’ morning training session on Monday to visit the Ferrari factory in Maranello with Andrea Agnelli and John Elkann. It comes a day after a Serie A loss to AC Milan.
After visiting the factory in Maranello with Juventus manager Agnelli and his cousin and business associate Elkann, Ronaldo missed training on Monday morning and instead treated himself to a new Ferrari. With his teammates, the Portuguese star was due to participate in a rehab session at the club’s world-class facilities in Continassa.
The 36-year-old, however, was given the day off after a demoralizing loss to AC Milan on Sunday night. After a disappointing season, Juventus are in deep danger of missing out on the Champions League next season. Juve is now in fifth place in Serie A. After a 3-0 defeat to Milan in Turin. Thanks to goals from Brahim Diaz, Ante Rebic, and Fikayo Tomori.
Andrea Pirlo’s first season as a manager has been a disaster. He seems to be on the verge of being fired at the end of the season. Regardless of whether Juventus finish in the top four or not. Ronaldo is rumored to be considering a move away from the club. His deal expires in 2022. However, if the Old Lady is forced to play in the Europa League next season, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s prospects of staying are slim.
According to Football Italia, Ronaldo did not see his teammates on Monday. Instead, he traveled to the Ferrari factory in Maranello with Juventus president Agnelli and Exor Chairman and CEO Elkann. All the three had been at the Allianz Arena to watch the game against Milan on Sunday.
According to the article, the former Real Madrid star also purchased one of the popular Italian automobiles. Maranello is well-known for its history with Ferrari. And it is also the birthplace of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team.