Christiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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Portugal and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced. The 35-year-old is “doing well without symptoms, and in isolation, “the FPF said in a statement. The remainder of the Portugal squad has tested negative for COVID-19. The Portugal captain became the
first European to score 100 international goals in men’s football when his side beat Sweden in the reverse Nations League fixture in September. As a result of his period in quarantine, Ronaldo will miss today’s game against Sweden, the Serie A fixture at Crotone on 17 October and his side’s opening Champions’ League group game against Dynamo Kiev on 20 October. Ronaldo posted a selfie with the Portugal squad on social media on Monday night with the caption “United on and off the field”.