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The Portuguese Football Federation has confirmed that the captain of its national team Cristiano ‘CR7’ Ronaldo tested positive to the Covid-19.
A 35-year-old Ronaldo was released from work and he will not be playing against Sweden on Wednesday.
In a statement, the federation said CR7 is doing well. “The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation. Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests on Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in Cidade do Futebol.”
The game, counting for the qualification phase of the League of Nations, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.
The Juventus striker will begin his ten days self-isolation.