Ronaldo skips training with ankle sprain

29 November 2011 03:46

Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered a left ankle sprain during last weekend's 4-1 league win over Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club said.

Ronaldo did not train with his teammates on Tuesday after hurting himself being tackled by Atletico defender Luis Perea at the Bernabeu.

Real Madrid, who lead the Spanish league by six points on Barcelona, travel to third-from-bottom Sporting Gijon on Saturday.

Source: AFP