Cristiano Ronaldo Suffers Leg Injury in Euro Qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus during the 2019 UEFA Champions League, Round of 16. Photo by Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock (10152259da)

Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus suffered a leg injury in Portugal’s European qualifying match against Serbia on Monday night.

Ronaldo had to come out of the game and be replaced in the 30th minute of Portugal’s 1-1 draw with Serbia in Lisbon.

The Portuguese superstar it was sprinting down the field when he came up lame with a leg injury. He pointed to the bench and signaled that he needed to be replaced, putting one nation and the fans of Juventus’ nerves on edge.

Ronaldo, who scored a dramatic hat trick to the Juventus to a comeback victory over Atlético Madrid in the Round of 16 of the Champions League, appear to of suffered a right leg injury. It is still unknown what the exact extent and description of his injury is.

The news dampened what was already a pretty bad night for Portugal, who has drawn their first two European qualifying matches against Ukraine and Serbia in the start of the qualifying round.

Of bigger concern for Ronaldo will be his ability to play against Ajax in the Champions League’s quarterfinal, which begins in two weeks.

Juventus and Portugal fans wait with bated breath, hoping that their superstar will make a quick and speedy recovery.