Cristiano Ronaldo (Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday.
The Juventus forward, who has been voted the world’s top player five times, played in Portugal’s goalless Nations League draw against France but will have to sit out his national side’s clash with Sweden on Wednesday.
“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 statement read.
“The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.”
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