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  • Updated: October 13, 2020

COVID-19: Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive, Will Miss Sweden Game

Portugal and Juventus player, Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 as he is set to miss the last UEFA Nations League match before the resumption of the club football.

The 5-time Ballon d'Or Winner has shown no symptoms but will remain in isolation and would travel back to Italy for the resumption of football at the club level.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Serie A President Paolo Dal Pino Tests Positive

The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: "Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for Covid-19, so he will not face Sweden".

Portugal faces Sweden in a Nations League Group C game on Wednesday.

Ronaldo 35, might also miss Juventus' first UEFA Champions League against Dynamo Kiev and the Serie A match against Crotone.

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