The Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is positive for COVID-19. The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced that Ronaldo tests positive of COVID-19.
Five times Ballon d’ Or winner did not show any symptoms and has been relieved of his international duties for self-isolation. The captain of the Portugal national team last played in the UEFA Nations League A Group 3 match against the France national team
Due to his condition, the 35-year-old legendary striker will miss Wednesday’s UEFA Cup of Nations match against Sweden. The statement said: “But he is fine, has no symptoms, and is in isolation.”
BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Portugal squad after a positive test for coronavirus— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 13, 2020
On Sunday (November 10, 2020) at the Stade de France, Ronaldo played 90 minutes. The 2016 Euro Cup finalist France and Portugal ended in a draw 0-0. The Federation also stated that the rest of the Portuguese team tested negative and will be able to play against the Swedish team.
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Get well soon, Cristiano Ronaldo ❤️ pic.twitter.com/ncNQ4ww0nS— Goal (@goal) October 13, 2020