Portuguese Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19, the Portuguese football federation said on Tuesday. The federation said Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms.
A statement released by the Portuguese football federation on Tuesday confirmed the 35-year-old is asymptomatic and feeling fine, but he must now undergo a period of self-isolation.
This means he will miss Portugal’s UEFA Nations League clash with Sweden on WEDNESDAY as he had been withdrawn from the rest of the squad.
His Serie A club Juventus are yet to make a statement but the Portuguese FA confirmed the rest of the Portuguese squad all returned negative Covid-19 test results on Tuesday, and Ronaldo is the only player who must miss the Sweden game.
With this news, it means the most loved football star will miss his club UEFA Champions league match against Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday 20th October 2020.