Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to return to Portugal national team to face Italy on November 17.
The news about his upcoming international break was published in a report on calciomercato.com.
The former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker had skipped the last four games for Portugal national team in order to remain at Continassa to train with his new club Juventus and settle in well with the Italian champions.
Both Portugal coach Fernando Santos and president of FA were in agreement to left Ronaldo out after he joined Serie A giants Juventus in summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who is also the leading international scorer in European history, has scored five goals and five assists for his new club Juventus.
The five-time Ballon d’Or awardee CR7 is set to start today’s Serie A clash against Empoli. Juventus are currently the table toppers in Serie A table with 25 points in nine matches.
- Published in Sports