Cristiano Ronaldo vows to come back
stronger after injury
ON July 19, 2016 7:17 AM / IN
Sports / Comments
Cristiano Ronaldo said Monday that he
intends to come back stronger for the
upcoming season despite the injury he
sustained while playing for Portugal in
their victorious Euro 2016 final.
The Real Madrid striker, who played a
key part in leading his country to a
maiden major title, limped off in tears
with a knee injury in the first half of the
final against hosts France earlier this
The 31-year-old has a sprained ligament
in his left knee, and Spanish sports daily
Marca reported that he is unlikely to
return to action before Real’s third game
of the domestic La Liga season.
“Hi everyone! I just wanted to thank all
my fans,” Ronaldo said in a video on his
“I wanted to tell them that all is well and
that I will come back much stronger.
Thank you, long live Portugal!”
After suffering the initial injury, the
three-time Ballon D’Or winner tried to
play on but had to be replaced in the 25th
minute, before striker Eder grabbed the
only goal of the game in extra time.