Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed picking up a knock during Real Madrid’s training on Tuesday morning but says he is focused on being 100% fit ahead of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final showdown against Atletico Madrid at the San Siro, Milan.
Ronaldo was reported to have given Real Madrid a Champions League final injury scare after limping out of training following heavy fall earlier in the day.
But the former Manchester United forward who will be gunning for his third UEFA Champions League career title has moved to quell all fears with an official statement on the Galactiocs’ official website.
“I had a small snack in training but I’m fine and I’ll be perfect on Saturday. In a couple of days I’ll be 100%. It would be nice to achieve the record but it is something that comes naturally.”
“The most important thing is to win. The fans are with us and support us as in recent games to return to be a magical night.”
Ronaldo has been troubled by a thigh strain through recent weeks that forced him out of the first leg of the semifinal against Manchester City.
The 31-year old Portuguese returned for the second leg against City and also played in the 2-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna on May 14, scoring both goals.
The squad were back in training at Real Madrid City as they continue to prepare for the Champions League final that will be played on Saturday 28th May agaisnt Atlético at the Giuseppe Meazza (8:45pm CEST). According to a press release by the club, ball work was the focus of the session in which the whole squad was present, apart from Varane who continues with his recovery process.
Zidane also called up Real Madrid Castilla players Odegaard, Marcos Llorente and Borja Mayoral. Real Madrid also carried out combinations with the ball, ball circulation work, pressing as well as playing a game on a reduced size pitch during a session that was open for the press due to the Open Media Day,