Just in: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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Juventus and Portugal footballer Cristiano Rondalo, has tested positive to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Following this development the player is set to miss Portugal’s Nations League game against Sweden on Wednesday.

The Juventus forward is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, according to a statement from the Portuguese Football Federation (PFF).

The rest of the Portugal squad were tested on Tuesday and all returned negative results and are available for the Group A3 match in Lisbon.

The PFF confirmed in a statement: 

“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.

“The game (against Sweden), counting for the qualification phase of the Nations League, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”

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