Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the global virus but is ‘doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation’, as per a statement from the Portuguese Football Federation (PFF).
This, of course, means that Ronaldo is set to miss Portugal’s Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday, October 14.
News in that @Cristiano has tested positive for Coronavirus. I’m sure he’ll see it off as comfortably as he does defenders. 🤞🏻— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 13, 2020
As for the rest of the Portugal squad, all tested negative on Tuesday, October 13, and will be partaking in the Group A3 match in Lisbon, as confirmed by the PFF, "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. "
"The game (against Sweden), counting for the qualification phase of the Nations League, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade."
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