Multiple award winning Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is reported to have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
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This was confirmed by theLISBON, Portugal (AP).The 35-year-old Juventus attacker who was due to face Sweden with his national side on Wednesday in the Uefa Nations League has been released from the camp after his positive test.
Ronaldo, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star, is assymptomatic and now in isolation. A statement from the Portuguese football federation read:
‘Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the squad 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.