Coronavirus eclipses Cristiano Ronaldo in Italian online searches

Anxiety in Italy is growing with the European nation at the forefront of the Covid-19 disease with online searches relating to the problem rocketing in online searches.

“The current psychosis relating to the coronavirus is greater than Cristiano Ronaldo’s popularity”, maintain Turin based sports daily Tuttosport. Italy is on high alert with the country experiencing the highest European casualty rate relating to the Covid-19 virus with the situation impacting on the domestic football league with six Serie A games set to be staged behind closed doors this weekend.

The level of concern and uncertainly among Italians have seen many look for advice online with web metric site AvantGrade starting that there have been more recent online searches for “Amuchina” (a disinfectant gel which helps catch the virus) than “Cristiano Ronaldo” with the Portuguese striker a regular top search for Italian web browsers.