Ronaldo out 2 to 3 weeks with muscle injury

AP, Sunday 20 Mar 2011

Cristiano Ronaldo could miss the first game of Real Madrid’s Champions League quarterfinal against Tottenham because of a leg injury


Club doctors said Sunday that Ronaldo would be sidelined for two to three weeks after injurying a muscle in his left leg during Saturday’s 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid.

Related CoverageMartin Rogers: Can Ronaldo shine in Real spotlight? Depending on the pace of his recovery, he could miss the first leg against Tottenham in Madrid on April 5.

Ronaldo also will likely miss Portugal’s exhibition against Chile and Finland this week and Madrid’s Spanish league match against Sporting Gijon on April 2.

Madrid’s top scorer also was sidelined with a muscle tear in his left leg this month.

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