Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19 and will miss match against Sweden

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Portugal football star Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19, the Portuguese football federation has confirmed.

He will miss Portugal’s Nations League match home against Sweden on Wednesday, the federation added in the statement.

The 35-year-old attacker, who currently plays for Juventus, turned out for his country on Sunday versus France.

Ronaldo does not have any coronavirus symptoms but is self-isolating.

The former Real Madrid player is the third member of the Portugal squad to catch coronavirus during this international window after defender José Fonte (Lille) and goalkeeper Anthony Lopes (Lyon) also confirmed positive cases.

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