Register Login Scores

Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar Watch

Ronaldo Fears Grow For Portugal

Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, will miss his country’s World Cup build-up match against Mexico as fears grow he could miss at least parts of the World Cup.

Ronaldo continues his recovery from tendinosis in his left knee, as well as a tigh injury, and will remain in Portugal’s training camp in New York while his teammates travelled to Boston.

He is yet to take part in a full training session with his teammates since joining the Portugal camp last Friday.

Without Ronaldo, a toothless Portugal was only able to achieve a goalless draw against Greece last Saturday.

The 29-year-old struggled with minor injuries, caused from muscle fatigue, during the closing stages of Real Madrid’s season, but played 120 minutes in the Champions League final.

Raul Meireles (thigh) and Pepe (muscular injury) will also remain in New York for recovery training as confirmed by the Portuguese FA.

“They will maintain the programme pre-established by the medical department for their injuries, with specific work in the hotel and some sporting interludes on the pitch,” reads the official statement.

Portugal’s last game before the World Cup comes on Tuesday against the Republic of Ireland and they open their tournament against Germany on June 16.

Do you think Cristiano Ronaldo can win the fitness battle for the World Cup? Have your say in the comment section below.

Ghanaian Witch Doctor Claims He Is Behind Ronaldo’s Injury

How Far Can Ronaldo Lead Portugal?

Portugal Anxious Over Ronaldo Fitness


Top 5

7 In & 15 Out For Pirates – A Chance To Win The League

39 Oct 20, 2020 05:08 PM in Orlando Pirates

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

3 Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent Comments On Laffor’s Downs Future

45 Oct 20, 2020 07:48 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

25 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Breaking: Pirates Finally Confirm New Goalkeeper

85 Oct 20, 2020 12:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

Hunt Singles Out Chiefs' Young Stars After Debut Win

62 Oct 18, 2020 06:00 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

A Shot-Stopper's Showstopper! Pirates' New BMW Boy

Oct 20, 2020 03:09 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Agent Comments On Laffor’s Downs Future

45 Oct 20, 2020 07:48 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Downs’ R13m Star To Be Shipped Out?

42 Oct 20, 2020 04:52 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Seven Down, Four To Go For Pirates’ 11 Departures

16 Oct 20, 2020 01:06 PM in Orlando Pirates

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Rejected: Why Baroka Wont’ Sell To Chiefs

15 Oct 20, 2020 07:11 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Maluleke To Be Unveiled At New Club

7 Oct 20, 2020 09:13 AM in Siyagobhoza