Cristiano Ronaldo has left the Portugal national team after testing positive for the coronavirus. Portugal confirmed in a statement that Ronaldo is in isolation. He will not face Sweden in Wednesday’s UEFA Nations League game in Portugal.
The statement added that following Ronaldo’s test, the remaining players in the Portugal squad underwent new tests on Tuesday which came back negative.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Ronaldo has won five Ballons d’Or and four European Golden Shoes, both of which are records for a European player.