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Cristiano Ronaldo in high spirits despite positive Covid test as he gives the thumbs-up while watching Portugal team-mates train from his balcony in Lisbon camp Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon  The 35-year-old is asymptomatic and is self-isolating at Portugal's team base The Portugal captain will miss the Nations League game against Sweden  Ronaldo smiled for the cameras as he watched team-mates train from balcony

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 00:08 BST, 14 October 2020 | Updated: 01:25 BST, 14 October 2020

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Cristiano Ronaldo appeared in fine spirits watching his Portugal team-mates train on Tuesday evening at their training base after testing positive for coronavirus. 

The 35-year-old is asymptomatic and is self-isolating in the national team's Oeiras base on the outskirts of Lisbon - and will miss Portugal's Nations League clash against Sweden on Wednesday night. 

But Ronaldo smiled for the cameras and gestured with his thumbs up as he watched his team-mates train from the balcony of his room at the team complex, after the Portuguese Football Federation confirmed his positive test. 

Cristiano Ronaldo has his thumbs up as he watches his team-mates train on Tuesday evening

Cristiano Ronaldo has his thumbs up as he watches his team-mates train on Tuesday evening 

The Portugal captain is asymptomatic and is currently self-isolating on the outskirts of Lisbon

The Portugal captain is asymptomatic and is currently self-isolating on the outskirts of Lisbon

Ronaldo (bottom left) poses for a photo with his team-mates just hours before the news broke

Ronaldo (bottom left) poses for a photo with his team-mates just hours before the news broke

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner played for Portugal against France in the Nations League and Spain in an international friendlies last week, meaning that he has come into recent contact with a host of football's top stars. 

During the game against France on Sunday night, Ronaldo was seen shaking hands and with a number of top stars including PSG's Kylian Mbappe. 

Ronaldo played all 90 minutes of the game at the Stade de France in Paris, which ended goalless. 

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