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Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19

The Portuguese Football Federation says he is doing well, without any symptoms.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo sticks out his tongue during the Portugal against Sweden UEFA Nations League football match in Stockholm, Sweden on Sept 8. Photo: AP
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo sticks out his tongue during the Portugal against Sweden UEFA Nations League football match in Stockholm, Sweden on Sept 8. Photo: AP

Portuguese national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss Wednesday’s meeting with League of Nations Sweden, reports Xinhua news agency.

“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 Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms and in isolation,” said a note published on the official website of the Portuguese Football Federation on Tuesday.

Ronaldo is the third player in Portugal to be infected with the novel coronavirus, after Jose Fonte and Anthony Lopes.

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