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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Coronavirus, big blow for Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus as announced by Portuguese Football Federation on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo is positive to Covid-19 and is in isolation. However, the five-times Ballon d’or is doing well, assures Portuguese Football Federation.

Moreover, the rest of the team were negative.

“Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in Cidade do Futebol,” PFF wrote in a statement.

“The game (against Sweden), counting for the qualification phase of the Nations League, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.” they added.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe after France v Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe after France v Portugal.

Ronaldo played with Portugal as they concluded a goalless draw with France on Sunday to top the group 3 table thanks to goal difference as Didier Deschamps’ team have also seven points.

Ronaldo will then miss Seleçao’s fourth UEFA Nations League clash against Sweden.

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