Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of soccer’s biggest stars and among the world’s most famous athletes, has tested positive for the coronavirus, Portugal’s soccer federation announced Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo

The 35 year old Juventus attacker was due to face Sweden with his national side on Wednesday in UEFA Nations League but has been released from the camp after his positive test. The Portuguese football federation said that Ronaldo is asymptomatic and in isolation.

The federation’s statement said Ronaldo was not displaying symptoms of Covid-19, and that he had entered isolation, away from the rest of Portugal’s players. Those players continued their preparations for a match against Sweden on Wednesday in Lisbon.

Ronaldo, 35, will miss Wednesday’s Nations Cup game against Sweden, the federation said.

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