The Portuguese football sensation, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19. According to Mirror, he is feeling well and is not seen to be suffering from any major symptoms.
The rest of the Portugal team, fortunately, tested negative after the test results came back. Ronaldo is currently in self-isolation and will be missing the match against Sweden tomorrow (15 October).
Portugal’s Football Federation said “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden.”
They also said that following the positive case, the rest of the team underwent new tests on Tuesday (13 October) morning with negative results.
Ronaldo is currently with the Portuguese national squad playing in the Nations League. He played the full 90 minutes during Sunday’s clash against France which resulted in a 0-0 draw.
News about him testing positive for Covid has been widely reported on Twitter.
BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Portugal squad after a positive test for coronavirus
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 13, 2020
JUST IN: Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation said.
Ronaldo is "well, without symptoms, and in isolation," a statement read. https://t.co/ffvNofemND
— CNN (@CNN) October 13, 2020
BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19 and has left the Portugal squad to isolate pic.twitter.com/L1evoykGZc
— B/R Football (@brfootball) October 13, 2020
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