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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus

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Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Portugal. 

The 35-year-old Juventus attacker was due to face Sweden with his national side on Wednesday in the Uefa Nations League but has been released from the camp after his positive test. Ronaldo, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star, is assymptomatic and now in isolation. 

A statement from the Portuguese football federation read: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the squad 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. Visit our live blog for the latest updates Coronavirus news live ‘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.’


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