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Real's Ronaldo out with ankle injury

The Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be out of action for around three weeks with a bruised right ankle.

Cristiano Ronaldo, right, takes on goalkeeper Dudu Aouate of Mallorca shortly before injuring himself.
Cristiano Ronaldo, right, takes on goalkeeper Dudu Aouate of Mallorca shortly before injuring himself.

MADRID // The Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be out of action for around three weeks with a bruised right ankle, the Spanish club said on their website today. The world's most expensive player suffered the injury during Real's La Liga opener at Real Mallorca yesterday which finished 0-0. He will miss Portugal's Euro 2012 qualifiers at home to Cyprus and away to Norway as well as Real's league game against Osasuna and their Champions League opener against Ajax.

* Reuters