Ronaldo injured in Real Madrid draw

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The Independent Online

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be sidelined for around three weeks due to an ankle injury sustained in the goalless draw with Real Mallorca.

The 25-year-old former Manchester United forward has had a scan on the problem and will definitely miss Portugal’s upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Cyprus and Norway.



A statement on Real’s official club website read: “A physical examination and an MRI scan confirmed a bone contusion to the malleolus and tibia near the right ankle, as well as a post-traumatic edema.



“The player is not going to be able to play for approximately three weeks.”



Ronaldo joined Real just over a year ago and found the net 26 times in 30 La Liga outings during his first season at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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