Portugal and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo has contracted the deadly coronavirus.
The news was confirmed by the Portuguese national team.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner returned a positive test on Monday and has now been released from the national team and will miss Wednesday’s match against Sweden .
It has been reported that the 35-year-old is asymptomatic and is now self-isolating while he recovers.
The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for Covid-19, so he will not face Sweden.
“The Portugal international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.
“Following the positive test, the remaining players underwent new tests on Tuesday morning, and all produced a negative result and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon.”