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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

/ 10:32 PM October 13, 2020
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Serie A – AS Roma v Juventus – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – September 27, 2020. Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

LISBON —Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19, Portugal’s Football Federation said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old Juventus striker will miss Wednesday’s UEFA Nations League game against Sweden but is “well, has no symptoms and is in isolation,” the federation said.

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The federation added that the rest of the Portugal squad had undergone tests as a result of Ronaldo’s positive, but that they had all tested negative and would be available for the Sweden match.

Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo appeared in his side’s 0-0 draw away to France in the Nations League on Sunday and Wednesday’s 0-0 draw in a friendly at home to Spain.

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He will now be doubtful for Juve’s Serie A trip to Crotone on Saturday and their Champions League group stage opening game away to Dynamo Kiev next Tuesday.

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