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Football: Real's Ronaldo breaks off training in Dortmund due to knee injury

Published on Apr 8, 2014 3:53 AM
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo at the training session in Dortmund on April 7, 2014, which he only completed 20 minutes of. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

DORTMUND (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is doubtful for Real Madrid's Champions League quarter-final, second-leg against Borussia Dortmund after breaking off Monday's final training session with a knee injury.

Ronaldo completed just 20 minutes of Real's final training session on the eve of Tuesday's match at Dortmund's Westfalenstadion having sat out Real's 4-0 win at Real Sociedad on Saturday to recover from the problem.

The 29-year-old suffered the knee injury after scoring Real's final goal in their 3-0 win over Dortmund at Madrid's Bernabeu Stadium last Wednesday and sought treatment in Dortmund immediately after breaking off training.

Madrid's Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti has said he will delay making a decision on Ronaldo and will not risk the world player of the year.

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