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Cristiano Ronaldo injury: Real Madrid star a doubt for Champions League final after limping off

Real Madrid’s chances of winning
the Champions League took a major
blow after their talismanic
superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was
forced off from their match with
Real Valladolid on Wednesday
night, with the final two weeks
Ronaldo had to be substituted after
just eight minutes of Madrid’s 1-1
draw after suffering a hamstring
The 29-year-old was pictured
clutching his left leg in training on
Tuesday but boss Carlo Ancelotti
decided to risk his main man for
the La Liga clash even with the
showpiece European final looming.
Real are four points off leaders
Atletico Madrid at the top of the
league with only two games left to
This new injury adds to concerns
about Real’s attacking threats after
Gareth Bale was also ruled out of
facing Valladollid before the game.
Ronaldo left the field in no obvious
pain but being removed from the
match with less than ten minutes
on the clock will be a major worry
for the Spanish giants.
The Portugal international has been
plagued with niggling troubles to
his knee over recent weeks but did
play and score twice against Bayern
Munich in the Champions League
semi-final second leg victory
Real face fierce city rival’s Atletico
in the final in Benfica’s Estadio de
Luz on 24 May.

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Posted By Bobricky On 05:28 Sat, 10 May 2014

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