Cristiano Ronaldo Injury Not Serious, Claims Real Madrid Boss Carlo Ancelotti

Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a muscle injury and was substituted by Colombian World Cup star James Rodriguez during Real Madrid's 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

updated: August 20, 2014 13:54 IST
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Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match vs Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.


Madrid: A Raul Garcia equaliser two minutes from time denied James Rodriguez a dream home debut for Real Madrid as Atletico Madrid salvaged a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday.

Rodriguez had surprisingly started on the bench, but replaced Cristiano Ronaldo at half-time when the World Player of the Year was substituted due to a muscle injury.

Colombian World Cup star Rodriguez opened the scoring with his first goal for Real 10 minutes from time.

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