Tests have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered a hamstring injury. Spanish giants Real Madrid have to wait to see that how much time they will have to play without the in-form superstar.
The Portuguese attacker suffered an injury during a 5-0 win over Almeria in La Liga on Saturday. Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti said afterwards that it is not a big problem and he underwent tests on Monday morning.
Those tests revealed that the Madrid star has a hamstring injury and they must wait to find out how long it will take to recover.
A Madrid medical statement read that after the tests taken today in the morning by the Real Madrid medical services in the Sanitas La Moraleja hospital, an injury has been detected in the back of the left thigh of Ronaldo.
Reports in Madrid saying that Ronaldo told them after the scans that he is fine but it remains to be seen when he will return to training again.
Madrid will face Galatasaray probably without Ronaldo on Wednesday in the Champions League fixture at the Bernabeu, where the 9 time European champions will look to seal their place in the round of 16.
Los Blancos then host Real Valladolid in the La Liga on Saturday before taking on Olimpic Xativa next weekend in the first leg of the Copa del Rey round of 32.