Cristiano Ronaldo gave COVID-19 positive and had to leave the concentration of Portugal before facing that of Sweden this Wednesday for the Nations League. Juventus is clutching its head because it will be out in some key Serie A and Champions matches.
The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the result in a medical report where they report that CR7 is “fine, without symptoms, and in isolation”. In addition, they carried out new tests for the rest of the players on the team and they all tested negative.
By having to stay at least two weeks without leaving your home, the crack will not only miss the meeting with his team, but also some commitments with Juventus.
The first will be the visit by the fourth date of the A series before Crotone, but is also ruled out for Vecchia Signora’s UEFA Champions League Group G presentation against Dinamo Kiev on 20 October.
On Sunday 25, his team will host Hellas Verona on the fifth day of the local tournament and they are not closed to recovery times either.
However, the great unknown that will keep the entire football world in suspense will be his presence in the next clash for the Champions League, agreed for exactly 15 days against Lionel Messi’s Barcelona.
This duel would mark the first time that the Portuguese face the Catalan team again after leaving Real Madrid. In his historic stage with Merengue, he faced them 30 times and scored 18 goals.
After hearing the news, Cristiano’s mother published a message of support on her social networks where she stated: “God gives great battles to great warriors and it is one more war that you will win, son.”