Italy is currently facing the worst COVID-19 outbreak in Europe, with 10,590 people having been infected with the disease, 827 having died of it and 1,045 having recovered.
"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," Juventus said in a statement on late Wednesday.
Juventus is one of the most famous football clubs in Italy. The team has won Serie A 35 times — more than any other club — including eight last seasons in a row.
The current squad of Juventus includes a number of iconic players, including Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Italy's Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon, as well as Argentina's Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain.