All rights reserved (About Us). In the first training period there was no problem, but now there was a problem, but not because we broke the rules. Across Europe, governments are ratcheting up restrictions to try to beat back a resurgence of the virus. No, I have to prove nothing to anyone, and when I have to prove it, I show it on the pitch. We break down what it means for the country’s UEFA Nations League match with Sweden. For breaking news and live news updates, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation. 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. He will now be doubtful for Juve's Serie A trip to Crotone on Saturday and its Champions League group stage opening game away to Dynamo Kiev next Tuesday. Portugal and France lead Group 3 with seven points each after three matches. Your existing password has not been changed. You can change your selection at any time. "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 material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. "He is asymptomatic, he has no problems. One of the world’s most famous athletes is the latest to contract COVID-19. He was in isolation and was dropped from the country’s Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday in Lisbon. Privacy Policy That’s life.". 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And it got even better for the star on 72 minutes as he pulled the trigger again with an even more impressive strike from outside the box to double his team's advantage and seal the 2-0 win. But he is still nine short of becoming the all-time top scorer at international level. Doctors are warning that while many of the new cases are in younger people, who tend to have milder symptoms, the virus could again start spreading widely among older people, resulting in more serious illnesses. Ronaldo, 35, was left stranded on 99 for an agonising ten months during football's Covid-19 shutdown. Cristiano Ronaldo's individual highlights from Portugal's 2-0 victory over Sweden show he is at the top of his game at the moment. More than 700,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Europe last week, a jump of 34% from the previous week, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Portugal brush off Ronaldo’s absence to outclass Sweden The Portuguese team did not feel the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo who is currently isolating having contracted COVID-19. It said everyone else in the team tested negative. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Ronaldo has scored 101 goals for Portugal and will be a huge absence for his team against Sweden as they aim to hold on to top spot in their group. She took to Instagram to flaunt the expensive diamond ring. 1⃣0⃣0⃣ UP! In one of the images, he was shown giving the thumbs-up sign. You can change your selections at any time. {* traditionalSignIn_signInButton *}, Comment and participate in our online community. He is now only the second man ever to achieve the feat of 100 goals for his country. Tuesday’s practice session was moved from the morning to the afternoon so there was time for all the results to come back. Cristiano Ronaldo's Superb Individual Highlights Vs Sweden Prove He Is Unstoppable Right Now Daniel Marland in Football Last updated 11:22 AM, Wednesday September 09 2020 GMT+1 Cristiano Ronaldo, the star of Juventes in Italy’s Serie A and the Portuguese national team has tested positive for the coronavirus. Subscribe to The game, counting for the qualification phase of the League of Nations, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”, New England Patriots have no new positive COVID-19 tests Tuesday, Cam Newton can test positive for COVID-19 and still play for Patriots: Bill Belichick explains how, NFL schedule changes: League makes a bunch of alterations following Patriots-Broncos postponement. Copyright © 2020. Manchester United Fans Cannot Believe Team Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Has Picked Against Newcastle, Virgil van Dijk Has Reportedly Ruptured His ACL, Could Be Sidelined For 7-8 Months. We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. The players are very concerned about abiding by the safety rules.". Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. There has been some controversy that Ronaldo and six other players were allowed to leave the isolated group and join their national teams. LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 07: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts during the international friendly match between Portugal and Spain at Estadio Jose Alvalade on October 7, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. Then the 100 mark and then the 101, with two goals, makes me very happy. It said everyone else in the team tested negative. 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To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. And depending on his condition and the results of future tests, he could also miss the much-anticipated match against Barcelona on Oct. 28. View our online Press Pack. The former Real Madrid and Manchester United star had won five Ballons D’Or and four European Golden Shoes. Article summary. Portugal vs Sweden LIVE: Stream, TV channel, kick-off time, score, teams – Cristiano Ronaldo OUT of Nations League game. Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for Coronavirus and will miss the UEFA Nations League game against Sweden. The 35-year old was a part of the Portugal side which drew 0-0 versus France. Enter your email below and we'll send you another email. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Cristiano Ronaldo has joined the 100 club at international level, Darren Fletcher says Cristiano Ronaldo became the player he is thanks to former Man Utd No2 Walter Smith, TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Portugal’s next round of matches will be next month. "Every day we have been tested and of course that leaves us with a bitter taste because we have done everything right," he said. "Firstly, because the team won, which was the goal we had. "I am very happy," he began per Goal. Speaking during an official visit to Belgium, Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said he had already wished Ronaldo the best in his recovery. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Ronaldo and Portugal will welcome Kulusevski's Sweden to Lisbon for Wednesday's League A, Group 3 clash. The Portuguese federation said Ronaldo’s result prompted another round of tests for the rest of the national squad. There isn’t enough recent news in your lineup. Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo Credit: Twitter). Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. But the ex-Manchester United forward was passed fit and he ensured he marked the occasion by becoming a centurion. Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Portugal's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday, the Portuguese federation announced. "Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden. 8 Sep 2020, 21:34 Updated : 8 Sep 2020, 23:09 CRISTIANO RONALDO reached a century of international goals in sensational style as Portugal beat Sweden in the Nations League. And with his strike tonight being his first for Portugal in 2020, he has now scored an international goal in SEVENTEEN successive calendar years. I don't care about provocations.