Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Portugals forward Cristiano Ronaldo looks on throughout the Nations League football match in between France and Portugal, on Sunday. Ronaldo has actually checked positive for the coronavirus.

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Portugals forward Cristiano Ronaldo looks on throughout the Nations League football match between France and Portugal, on Sunday. Ronaldo has checked favorable for the coronavirus.

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” United on and off the field,” he composed.

On Monday, Ronaldo posted an image of himself on social networks dining with his colleagues.

Ronaldo, 35, will isolate himself from teammates. Another round of screening exposed he was the only player on the group to check positive.

The coach of the Juventus FC under 23 reserve group, Lamberto Zauli, likewise tested positive for the coronavirus, the club stated Tuesday. The reserve team has actually participated in seclusion as a result.

Ronaldo will sit out Portugals UEFA Nations League game versus Sweden on Wednesday. The match has actually not been postponed.

And earlier this month, two employee contracted the virus, requiring the group to quarantine.

The federation stated he “is succeeding, without signs, and in isolation.”

” The club is in constant contact with the competent health authorities,” the statement checked out.

Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer star and one of the worlds most famous professional athletes, has tested positive for the coronavirus, Portugals soccer federation said Tuesday.

Ronaldo, a forward for the Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team, played in a friendly match versus Spain recently and in the Nations League match against France on Sunday. Neither of the other 2 teams have actually reported favorable cases.

Two other Portugal gamers, Jose Fonte and Anthony Lopes, checked favorable last week, according to ESPN. Earlier this year, 3 Juventus gamers– Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi and Paulo Dybala– and the team medical professional contracted the coronavirus, according to The Associated Press.

Cases on other teams

The United States greatest level soccer league, Major League Soccer, held off the next three Colorado Rapids games following a break out of cases on the team. The league currently rescheduled 4 previous Rapids matches because Sept. 26.

The league stated the choice to postpone video games was made “based upon the total number of current cases and in consultation with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.”

Reese Oxner is an intern on NPRs News Desk.

The team has actually not reported any brand-new cases given that then.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was found to be favorable. Brazilian star Neymar and 2 of his Paris Saint-Germain colleagues supposedly contracted the infection during a postseason getaway.

The Premier League just recently reported 5 brand-new favorable cases after evaluating 1,128 gamers and club staff.

On Monday, Perus soccer federation stated 2 of its players wont play in a qualifier against Brazil on Tuesday night after checking favorable.

Ronaldo isnt the only soccer star who recently evaluated positive.

Five Rapids players and 12 personnel members checked favorable in between Sept. 24 and Oct. 9.