Cristiano Ronaldo not too worried after leg injury in Portugal draw

first_imgView comments Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Euro 2020 group B qualifying soccer match between Portugal and Serbia at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)LISBON, Portugal — Cristiano Ronaldo is optimistic he will recover quickly from a right leg injury that limited him to playing half an hour in Portugal’s 1-1 draw against Serbia in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday.Ronaldo pulled up hurt while sprinting to try to reach a long pass, and limped off at the Stadium of Light in Lisbon.ADVERTISEMENT Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Team doctors said Ronaldo will undergo tests, but the star forward said he was not too concerned about his injury.“I’m not worried, I know my body,” Ronaldo told Portuguese media. “I should be back in one or two weeks.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe 34-year-old Ronaldo sat by the sideline and removed the captain’s armband before doctors arrived and treated what appeared to be his right hamstring.The forward, who had already been treated for a bleeding nose earlier in the match, walked back to the bench on his own after being replaced by Pizzi Fernandes. Ronaldo stayed on the bench throughout the match, cheering on his teammates. Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Google Philippines names new country director Roger Federer finishes with flurry of aces in 3rd round at Miami Ronaldo was playing his second match with the national team since the World Cup. On Friday, he was held scoreless as the defending European champions drew their first qualifier against Ukraine.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrantslast_img

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