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Cristiano Ronaldo positive for Covid, two days after his match against the Blues


Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese football star, has tested positive for Covid-19 and will forfeit Sweden on Wednesday evening in Lisbon in the League of Nations, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced on Tuesday, October 13.

Cristiano Ronaldo has “Tested positive for Covid-19 and will not play against Sweden”, said the federation in a statement published on its website on Tuesday, two days after Portugal’s 0-0 draw against France in which the Juventus striker Turin participated.

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Only positive case within the team

The federation clarified that the player is asymptomatic and has placed himself in isolation. The other players passed new tests on Tuesday which turned out to be negative. The team will face Sweden on Wednesday October 13 in the framework of the League of Nations. Towards a curfew in Paris? What we learn from the Guyana experience

Last week, before the trip to France, two other Portuguese players tested positive: Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and Lille defender José Fonte.

A pre-match press conference is scheduled for 7 p.m. (local time) in the presence of the Portuguese technician and a player from the selection, an FPF spokesperson confirmed to AFP.

No case of Covid among the Blues

According to information from RMC Sport, the players of the France team carried out tests on Monday, October 12. No case of Covid-19 has been detected. The Blues took the direction of Zagreb, where they will face the Croatia team on Wednesday 14 October.

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In early September, several players from the Paris-Saint-Germain club had tested positive for the coronavirus.



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