- Cristiano Ronaldo has been cheered up by his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez after testing positive for COVID-19
The model shared a screenshot of what looks like a video conversation she had with 35-year-old
- The development means the Juve star will not be part of the Portugal squad scheduled to play Sweden on Wednesday, October 14
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Georgina Rodriguez has described Cristiano Ronaldo as her "inspiration" after star footballer boyfriend tested positive for coronavirus.
The development was confirmed by the Portuguese FA ahead of their UEFA Nations League clash against Sweden on Wednesday, October 14.
A statement from the country's football body announced that the Juventus forward showed no symptoms of the virus.
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See what Ronaldo was spotted doing while in isolation at home as he recovers from coronavirus (video)
The statement further divulged the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will play no part when the team takes on Sweden on Wednesday, October 14. Portugal FA said:
“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 Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.
And reacting to the news, Georgina shared a screenshot of a WhatsApp video call she had with Ronaldo, confirming the pair had had a conversation around the subject.
The screenshot appeared to show Cristiano laying on bed as he began self-isolating.
“You are my inspiration” Georgina captioned the post complete with a heart emoji.
Ronaldo's mum, Dolores Aveiro, has also since sent her son a message of support on Instagram as he begins his recovery journey.
See what Ronaldo was spotted doing at home after contracting coronavirus as he sends message to his fans (photo)
Ronaldo has actively been involved with his Portugal national team during the international break.
He was part of the squad that took on Spain in a friendly tie last Wednesday and France during the Nations League. Both matches ended in a 0-0 goalless draw.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and has been immediately released by the Portugal national team to go into self-isolation, Mirror reports.
The Juventus star was due to feature for Portugal on Wednesday, October 14, in their UEFA Nations League clash against Sweden.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been told to self-isolate after he tested positive for coronavirus. Source: Getty Images He has been released by the national side and must now isolate
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