Bad news for all Real Madrid fans as superstar winger Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be sidelined for three to four weeks after he aggravated an ankle injury in Portugal’s 3-0 win over Hungary.
Ronaldo, already ruled out of Portugal’s final World Cup Group 1 qualifier against Malta on Wednesday, looks certain to miss Real Madrid’s Champions League Group C match against AC Milan on October 21.
Ronaldo sprained his right ankle in a match against Marseille last month and limped off in the 27th minute on Saturday before returning to the Spanish capital for tests.
A statement from Real Madrid read “A clinical examination and a scan showed the player had suffered a recurrence of the injury to his right ankle,”
The statement also revealed read that “Estimated time out of action is three to four weeks, depending on clinical developments.”