Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo test positive for COVID-19

Cristiano Ronaldo — arguably the most famous athlete in the world — has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Portuguese Football Association.

He’s reportedly already been sent away from the team so he can self-quarantine at his home.

The PFA issued a statement saying Ronaldo “is doing well, without symptoms.”

Ronaldo’s teammates were all retested after CR7’s positive result — with no new positives. The rest of the team will continue to train as usual to prep for Wednesday’s game against Sweden in Portugal.

What’s concerning is a photo Ronaldo posted on social media Monday, showing him crowded around a table with his Portugal teammates.

35-year-old Ronaldo played all 90 minutes when Portugal took on France on Sunday in France.

Only 1,000 fans were allowed inside the Stade de France to watch the game. The stadium typically holds around 80,000 people.

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