Cristiano Ronaldo tests COVID-19 positive
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Portuguese forward is reportedly asymptomatic and is out of Portugal’s match against Sweden. Both the sides are facing each other behind closed doors in the group C game of UEFA Nations League in Lisbon on Wednesday night.
Portugal's Football Federation confirmed that the Portuguese player will play no part in the game.
"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. 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," read its statement.