Portugal's Ronaldo suffering from tendinosis

BRIAN HOMEWOOD
Last updated 03:48 05/06/2014
Cristiano Ronaldo
Getty Images
INJURIES MOUNT: After missing Portugal's World Cup warm-up against Greece, Cristiano Ronaldo has been diagnosed with tendonitis around his left kneecap.

Relevant offers

Football

Eastern Suburbs beat Tasman United to go top of the premiership table Tom Jackson hat-trick leads Team Wellington to victory over Southern United Recap: Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC - A-League week nine Late drama as Capital women book spot in national league final with penalty shootout win over WaiBOP Canterbury United fail to fire in front of goal in loss to Waitakere Goalkeeper hospitalised after firecracker attack in France Chris Wood scores in vital win for Leeds against Aston Villa Premier League leaders Chelsea defeat Manchester City for eighth straight win Winston Reid's West Ham walloped 5-1 by Arsenal after Alexis Sanchez hat-trick Sergio Ramos strikes late to earn Real Madrid 'El Clasico' draw with Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from tendinosis in the region around his left kneecap, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) said in a statement on Wednesday (local time).

The FPF said that Real Madrid forward Ronaldo had undergone "specially adapted, individual" training on Monday (local time) but did not give any further details.

The World Player of the Year missed last Saturday's 0-0 draw at home to Greece with what the FPF described as a left thigh injury.

Portugal are training near New York and face Mexico in a friendly near Boston on Friday.

Ronaldo struggled with minor injuries during the closing weeks of Real's season before playing 120 minutes in last month's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid and scoring the final goal in their 4-1 win with a penalty.

Portugal's opening World Cup match is against Germany in Salvador on June 16.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content