Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has examined optimistic for the coronavirus, the Portuguese Soccer Federation introduced Tuesday.
Ronaldo, 35, was examined whereas on worldwide responsibility with the Portugese nationwide group.
“Cristiano Ronaldo was launched from the work of the Nationwide Crew after a optimistic check for COVID-19, so he is not going to face Sweden,” the federation said in a statement.
The federation added that the remainder of the Portugal squad has been examined and not one of the different gamers have been discovered to be contaminated because the group prepares to play Sweden on Wednesday.
Following a scoreless draw towards France on Sunday, the Juventus ahead posted a photograph on his social media with him teammates which learn, “United on and off the sphere.”
This yr, Ronaldo grew to become the first soccer player to reach $1 billion in career earnings, and solely the third lively athlete to interrupt by means of that barrier, in keeping with NBC Sports, citing Forbes.
Final month in a match with Sweden, the Portugal-native scored his a centesimal worldwide objective, making him solely the second man in historical past to achieve this milestone.
In 2009, he left Manchester United after a 6-year-stint for Actual Madrid, the place he’d later change into the Spanish group’s leading all-time goal scorer.
Presently, Ronaldo is 2 years right into a four-year contract with the Italian Juventus, and he captains Portugal’s nationwide group.
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