Juventus Daniel Rugani Tests Corona Positive; Wife, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 12 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 12 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The pandemic corona outbreak is taking the lives of many, and its recent victims is Juventus defender Daniel Rugani. Juventus, on the official social media, handles the news of the player testing positive COVID-19.

Italian professional footballer Daniel Rugani plays for Serie A side Juventus. The player is tall, tactic, and versatile center back with both defensive and offensive skills that makes him negotiable for marking ability with notable pace or mobility.

Daniel Rugani Bio & Family

The player was born on 29 July 1994 in Lucca, Italy, to parents Ubaldo and Lia Rugani. Daniel stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m) tall and weighs around 84 kg.

Daniel Infected With Corona Virus!

Juventus on the club’s official Twitter handles announced Daniel’s positive test from the epidemic Coronavirus. The club on 12 March 2019 wrote,

The footballer, Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for Coronavirus-COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic. Juventus Football Club is currently activating all the isolation procedures required by law, including those who have had contact with him.

Almost every sport in Italy is suspended until 3 April 2020 because of the virus outbreak.

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Daniel’s Net Worth And Career Details!

The 25-year-old net worth is around $3 million. At a very early age, he got the fortune to play for Tuscan side Empoli before transferring to Serie A giants Juventus on loan in August 2012. He received a €150,000 fee. A year later, the club purchased him for a whopping €500,000 deal on 31 July 2013.

It was later confirmed on 18 June 2014 that the co-ownership agreement between the two clubs would be renewed. Daniel would ally with newly promoted Empoli for the 2014–15 Serie A campaign on loan from Juventus. Eight months later, Juventus bought out the remaining half of Daniele Rugani’s registration rights from Empoli, for an additional €3.5 million on 2 February 2015.

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Daniel Rugani in Juventus skit on 11 April 2019 (Picture: Daniel’s Instagram)

The player and the club on 30 March 2019 agreed upon a four years contract until June 2023.

Does Daniel Have A Wife?

The Juventus star does not have a wife but a girlfriend named Michela Persico. They first met during a tennis match in 2016 and have been together since then.

Daniel Rugani with girlfriend Michele Persico on 15 February 2020 (Picture: Michele’s Instagram)

His girlfriend is a TV Presenter and a Sports Journalist. She is also the brand ambassador of a bikini line named MIVA’ Beachwear.

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Some Interesting Facts About Daniele Rugani

  • At the age of 6, Daniele began his footballing career with Tuscan side Empoli in 2000.
  • Daniel made his Serie A debut on 31 August 2014, at the age of 20. The team lost by 2–0 against Udinese.
  • He has represented Italy at various youth levels since 2010.
  • The player received his first cap for the under-21 team on 5 March 2014 in a European qualifier against Northern Ireland.
  • Daniel made his senior international debut on 1 September 2016.
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