Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo was left bloodied and bruised following a mid-air collision during Portugal’s Nations League match against Czech Republic
Cristiano Ronaldo was left bloodied and dazed following a sickening collision during Portugal’s Nations League clash with Czech Republic on Saturday night.
The Manchester United forward led his country in the clash. He has spent the past few weeks on the bench at Old Trafford.
There were worries from the fans for Ronaldo’s injury following his heavy clash with Tomas Vaclik of Czech Republic. The pair collided as Ronaldo attempted a header mid-air from the cross during first half.
Ronaldo was left floored and needing lengthy treatment but he was able to stay on and see out the match after getting patched up on the sidelines. The footage can be found below:
Portugal were leading 3-0 at the time of Ronaldo’s injury, courtesy of goals from two Manchester United’s teammates. Diogo Dalot netted a brace while Bruno Fernandes was also on target for the former champions of the league.
Diogo Jota added a fourth for Portugal in the 82nd minute to seal the win. Meanwhile, Portugal’s victory was coupled with Spain’s shock defeat to Switzerland, was enough to send Portugal to the top of group A2.