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Zidane Reveals What Ronaldo Said About El Clasico Injury

Zinedine Zidane Reveals What Cristiano Ronaldo Said About El Clasico Injury

By David Kappel - May 07, 2018 02:34 PM @kappilinho

Cristiano Ronaldo had to go off injured at half-time in Sunday's El Clasico, and there are fears he could miss the UEFA Champions League final. Zinedine Zidane has since revealed what the Real Madrid superstar said about his injury after the game.

Click through the gallery above to see some images of Ronaldo's injury incident.

The Portuguese scored Los Blancos' 1-1 equaliser in a thrilling El Clasico, which ended 2-2 on Sunday night. However, he picked up a knock following a clash with FC Barcelona's Gerard Pique as he kicked the ball over the goal line.

Early reports suggested that Ronaldo has picked up a minor ankle sprain, but manager Zidane has since claimed his superstar will be fine for the Champions League final against Liverpool on 26 May.

"It doesn't feel good right now, but I think it's going to be small (problem), it's just a knock," the Frenchman said after the match, as quoted by Marca.

"Don't worry about the final, he will be there. I cannot tell you how long (Ronaldo will be out for), but he said that he thinks it isn't much. We will see tomorrow. We will see what we have to do, and the damage that has been done. It was a little swollen, but as I say, it wasn't much."

Zidane also commented on the performance of referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez, who was criticised by both clubs after the game.

"It was a difficult match for the referee, but I'm not going to get involved, it's tough. There's been a bit of everything but that isn't going to change anything at the end. It is done," he added.

"We played a good game (before the red card) and, in contrast, with the extra man we were a bit worse.

"We needed to have a little more patience, but that doesn't change anything. We must congratulate Barcelona."

Read: Barca Find Surprise Solution For Guard Of Honour Snub

Sunday's draw leaves Real, who still have one game in hand, in third position on the LaLiga log, three points behind second-placed Atletico Madrid, while FC Barcelona continued their unbeaten streak and have three more games to complete their "Invincible" season.

Do you think Ronaldo will play in the Champions League final? Have your say in the comments section below.


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barcakhosiologist Joined: 17 Sep 2014
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barcakhosiologist May 08, 2018 06:16 AM
I don't know people were watching which game, that ball which Ronaldo scored was a fifty fifty ball that a defender had a chance to clear out. that's why Ronaldo didn't haul as people do here in this site. There is a difference between people to support teams without football knowledge or following blind.
Umngcatshi Joined: 26 Mar 2018
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Umngcatshi May 07, 2018 09:26 PM
This was a planned injury. Barcelona went to the game with the aim of injuring Ronaldo and some players so that they fail to win UCL. I thought Messi was a good guy until he joined the kicking game and insulted the referee. Messi can still do better but his character is a shame.
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Prayer@k4l May 07, 2018 06:01 PM
Gerard pig did this on purpose. He wanted to hurt the king so that he will miss the UCL final
Makarios Joined: 24 Feb 2017
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Makarios May 07, 2018 05:42 PM
The heading is misleading and has nothing to do with what CR7 said.
Flipping lyf Joined: 21 Apr 2017
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Flipping lyf May 07, 2018 04:24 PM
Picow wanted king not to play ucl final i wish cr7 for speedy recovery i want fit cristiano ''RECORD'' Ronaldo in russia unlike 2014 where play with painkiller
BucsAPLA Joined: 02 May 2018
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BucsAPLA May 07, 2018 04:22 PM
Eish! This cow-Pig is always a problem.But we can clearly see his intentions.Another champions league trophy is loading and good riddance to the Pig as Roma silenced them.Hala Madrid!!!
Madredz Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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Madredz May 07, 2018 04:13 PM
Y dont you ask that question to Mr zidane, I mean he is the one who can give you a proper answer.
Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 May 07, 2018 03:58 PM
Barca is a good team they just have to learn from Iniesta not to play dirty. I think everybody knows what was Pique's intentions

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