Cristiano Ronaldo was released from national team duties after a positive test for COVID-19; he will not face Sweden. Ronaldo was likely to miss Juventus’ Serie A match at Crotone on Saturday and the team’s Champions League opener at Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday. “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden,” the Portugese Football Federation announced. He was said to be asymptomatic and in good health condition. Listen to Qué Golazo, CBS Sports' brand new daily soccer podcast. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. It remains to be seen how long he is out for with a big clash against Barcelona just two weeks away. Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers won a courtroom bid Thursday to block a Nevada woman accusing the soccer superstar of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment. Ronaldo posted a photo on his social media accounts with him wearing Portugal's jersey in front of a television set with the game on. Cristiano Ronaldo is Juventus and Portugal footballer, formerly playing for Manchester United, Real Madrid and Sporting Lisbon. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. The players were all close to each other at a table, with a smiling Ronaldo apparently taking the photo at the front end. Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in Cidade do Futebol. Portugal's UEFA Nations League match against Sweden will be played as scheduled on Wednesday at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon after the rest of the squad tested negative, but Ronaldo will miss the match. 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He also swapped shirts with young French talent Eduardo Camavinga after the match. Stefan Sykes is a news associate for NBC News. Log In Join HuffPost Plus. Cristiano Ronaldo was back in Italy after testing positive for the coronavirus in Portugal. The federation says Ronaldo is doing well and has no symptoms. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? His accuser, Kathryn Mayorga, is looking to void a $375,000 settlement that her lawyer alleges she signed under duress and while psychologically unstable as a result of the alleged sexual assault. Here's the official statement from the PFF: Cristiano Ronaldo was released from national team duties after a positive test for COVID-19; he will not face Sweden. Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus after the Portuguese soccer federation announced his results. Mike Trout gets a $20 million signing bonus, payable this May 31, and salaries of $16 million this year, $36 million in 2020 and $35.45 million in each of the final 10 years. 11:16 pm ET, Cristiano Ronaldo Has Tested Positive For Covid-19, Portuguese soccer federation announced his results, United, Liverpool want PL overhaul with 18 teams, Q&A: Pulisic is back and he's ready to win, Thorns clinch NWSL Fall Series Community Shield, Kerr and Chelsea take down Mewis as City in WSL, 'FIFA 21' hits stores as it aims to reach casual fans. News NBC News … Cristiano Ronaldo is really just like the rest of us – he could really use a haircut. Cristiano Ronaldo-- arguably the most famous athlete in the world -- has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Portuguese Football Association. #todosportugal pic.twitter.com/4bQSUIPm2m. ", Unidos dentro e fora do campo! Edinson Cavani scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo none, giving Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal on Saturday at the World Cup. 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The white, blue and red aircraft had the word “ambulance" painted on its engines. Images published by Portuguese media on Tuesday showed him on a balcony overlooking his teammates practicing at the training center. In 2009, he left Manchester United after a 6-year-stint for Real Madrid, where he’d later become the Spanish team’s leading all-time goal scorer. All rights reserved. https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/22/us/cristiano-ronaldo-las-vegas-allegations He's already off to a flying start in the Italian league with three goals and one assist through two matches. The Portuguese daily Record had earlier showed images of the small jet-engine plane it said was used by Ronaldo. The federation added that the rest of the Portugal squad has been tested and none of the other players were found to be infected as the team prepares to play Sweden on Wednesday. Ronaldo began his isolation at the team’s training center on Monday. 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The 35-year-old is coming off a disappointing Champions League campaign where he saw his side fall short to Lyon in the round of 16 of the Champions League when the season resumed back in August. or redistributed. This year, Ronaldo became the first soccer player to reach $1 billion in career earnings, and only the third active athlete to break through that barrier, according to NBC Sports, citing Forbes. Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe's all-smiles moment during France vs Portugal clash France were up against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in the Nations League this week. Attorneys for Ronaldo's accuser, former model and schoolteacher Kathryn Mayorga, did not immediately respond to telephone, text and email messages. A widely ridiculed bronze bust of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo outside an airport in his hometown has been replaced with little fanfare following a request by the athlete's family. Cristiano Ronaldo reported to Juventus’ training center for medical tests on Tuesday after a 10-week absence and gave the media a thumbs up when he left three hours later. Read the latest news and coverage on Cristiano Ronaldo. Get all the latest Cristiano Ronaldo news on the Juventus and ex-Real Madrid footballer, including CR7's breaking stories, features and stats - The Sun . He had played in the Nations League match against France on Sunday, and against Spain in a friendly last week. Two other Portugal players, José Fonte and Anthony Lopes, tested positive for COVID-19 recently. He is considered one of the greatest in this generation, along with Lionel Messi, having won five Champions League titles and five Ballon d’Or awards.