Christiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for Covid-19


Portuguese born forward, Christiano Ronaldo has tested positive for corona virus while on international duty.

The Juventus forward has not suffering any symptoms, but is self-isolating and will be absence when Portugal face Sweden on Wednesday.

The Portugal’s Football Federation in a statement 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.

“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, in the City of Football.

“The game, counting for the qualification phase of the League of Nations, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”