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CR7 tests positive for Coronavirus

Haven featured in the UEFA Nations League encounter against France last Sunday, the five-time Ballon D'or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 32-year-old Juventus star was dropped from Portugal's Nations League match against Sweden which comes up this Wednesday.


The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed this in a statement on its website on Tuesday. Christiano Ronaldo is “well, has no symptoms and is in isolation”, the federation said in the statement.


The federation added that this case resulted in a COVID-19 test for the whole squad which turned out to be positive for everyone.


Portugal as well as France lie top of their group (Group 3) after haven won two and drawn one each.


Check out a snippet of the statement released by the Portuguese Federation below:


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, in Cidade do Futebol.

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