Cristiano Ronaldo contracts coronavirus


Football superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus.

Portugal Football Federation disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that Ronaldo is feeling well and self-isolating.

The Juventus forward will not take part in Portugal’s UEFA Nations League clash with Sweden.

“Cristiano Ronaldo s released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden,” FPF’s statement said.

“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.”

The 35-year-old was in action in Portugal’s goalless draw with France in Paris on Sunday, having also featured against Spain in Lisbon last Thursday.

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