Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, The news was shared by Portugal’s Football Federation through a statement on its website on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Ronaldo is "well, has no symptoms and is in isolation". the Portuguese Football Federation has confirmed.
The news comes just days after Ronaldo featured in Portugal's goalless draw with France. At half-time, the Portuguese superstar was captured laughing and embracing Kylian Mbappe.
According to the statement: " Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden.
Due to usual quarantine practices, the positive test will almost certainly rule Ronaldo out of Juventus' upcoming Serie A clash away at Crotone, as well as next week's opening Champions League fixture against Dynamo Kiev in the Ukrainian capital.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) October 12, 2020
Along with the tweet, Ronaldo wrote, in Portuguese, "United on and off the field!". The federation said Ronaldo's result prompted another round of tests for the rest of the Portugal squad. It said everyone else in the team tested negative.