Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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    Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19.

    According to the Portuguese Football Federation, the 35-year-old is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”.

    Ronaldo was with the national side which is due to face Sweden in a Nations League group game on Wednesday.

    The remainder of the squad however has tested negative for COVID-19 and are available for selection.

    Portugal played out a 0-0 draw with France in Paris on Sunday and are top of the group, level on points with the world champions.

    As a result of his quarantine, Ronaldo is also set to miss Juventus’ Serie A fixture at Crotone on October 17th, as well as the club’s opening Champions League group game against Dynamo Kiev on October 20th.