Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo has been excluded from the clash between Portugal and Sweden after testing positive for Covid-19.

The Juventus striker “is doing well, without symptoms and in isolation,” according to a statement from the Portuguese national team.

The Juventus forward will now undertake a two-week period in quarantine after contracting Covid-19 while on an international mission.

The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Ronaldo has been released from training with the national team after testing positive for Covid-19, so he will not do against Sweden.

“The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms and in isolation.

“Following the positive test, the remaining players underwent further tests on Tuesday morning, and all of them produced a negative result and are available for Fernando Santos for training this afternoon.

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