COVID-19: Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive While on International Duty for Portugal


The renowed footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on International duty for Portugal.

Although the Juventus striker is asymptomatic, he is now self-isolating himself and won’t be able to participate in the match between Portugal and Sweden.

In a statement issued out by Portugal’s Football Federation, it was stated that, “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 doin 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.”