The announcement made by Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) confirm that the football star Cristiano Ronaldo has been tested positive for coronavirus.
The Portugal captain and Juventus forward is asymptomatic and going well, as per the Portuguese Football Federation statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for Covid-19, so he will not face Sweden.
The UEFA Nations League group matches are currently being played and Cristiano Ronaldo, the 35-year-old, has left the national team camp in order to begin his self-isolation period.
In order to complete the quarantine time, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star likely to miss Italian champions Juventus next three matches.
Apart from Cristiano Ronaldo who is famously known as CR7 testing coronavirus positive, all the team members of Fernando Santo’s squad have returned negative tests and hence cleared to be a part of the team in order to play against Sweden in UEFA Nations League on Wednesday.
Last week Ronaldo’s team faced the football world cup champion France and Spain and both matches went goalless. Cristiano Ronaldo was also expected to be a part of team to play against Sweden.
Andrea Pirlo the current Juventus coach will meet with the Crotone in Seria A on this Saturday before starting their Champions League campaign against Dynamo Kiev on October 20.
After Juventus first clash in Champions League the Italian giant will host Hellas Verona in Seria A and later on the team will be playing their second Champions League game against Spanish giants Barcelona where Messi and Ronaldo will play against each other on October 28.
Cristiano Ronaldo started the 20/21 season with a good form as the player scored three goals in his first two appearances of the season.