Cristiano Ronaldo back in Portugal squad as his third Covid-19 test returned negative

Published:11 November 2020

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Following the COVID-19 break, international football star Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the Portugal squad.

On 13 October, when he was part of the Portugal national team which played in the Nations League, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner tested positive for the Covid-19 for the first time. A day after the goalless draw with France, his test returned positive.

He had to travel from Lisbon to Turin on a "medical flight" to finish his period of isolation. The second test also returned positive and, finally , the third Covid-19 test returned negative on October 30.

And now Cristiano Ronaldo was named in the squad of Portugal, for a friendly match against Andorra and the Nations League games against France and Croatia.

Portugal squad:
Goalkeepers (3): Rui Patricio (Wolverhampton/ENG), Anthony Lopes (Lyon/FRA), Rui Silva (Grenada/ESP)

Midfielders (7): Ruben Neves (Wolverhampton/ENG), Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United/ENG), Joao Moutinho (Wolverhampton/ENG), William Carvalho (Real Betis/ESP), Renato Sanches (Lille/FRA), Sergio Oliveira(Porto)

Defenders (8): Nelson Semedo (Wolverhampton/ENG), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City/ENG), Ruben Semedo (Olympiakos/GRE), Jose Fonte (Lille/FRA), Raphael Guerreiro (Dortmund/GER), Ruben Dias (Manchester City/ENG), Mario Rui (Napoli/ITA), Domingos Duarte (Grenada/ESP)

Forwards (7): Diogo Jota (Liverpool/ENG), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City/ENG), Francisco Trincao (Barcelona/ESP), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/ITA), Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton/ENG), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Paulinho (SC Braga)