UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo to make Portugal return against France, Croatia

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner tested positive for coronavirus on 13 October when with the Portugal squad, going on to miss the 3-0 victory over Sweden.

Agence France-Presse November 05, 2020 19:25:00 IST
UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo to make Portugal return against France, Croatia

File image of Cristiano Ronaldo. AP

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named in the Portugal squad to play a friendly against Andorra and Nations League matches against France and Croatia.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner tested positive for coronavirus on 13 October when with the Portugal squad, going on to miss the 3-0 victory over Sweden.

The 35-year-old finally tested negative 19 days later, returning to the pitch with a double for Juventus against Spezia in Serie A action on Sunday.

The Portugal captain also played in Juve's 4-1 victory over Ferencvaros in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Portugal take on Andorra on Wednesday before Nations League A3 matches at home against France on 14 November and away to Croatia three days later.

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