Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19

Cristiano Ronaldo

LISBON – Portuguese national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Wednesday’s meeting with League of Nations Sweden, reported Xinhua news agency.

“Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden. The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms and in isolation,” reads a note published on the official website of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) on Tuesday.

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Ronaldo is the third player in Portugal to be infected with the novel coronavirus, after Jose Fonte and Anthony Lopes.

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