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Cristiano Ronaldo suffers injury scare ahead of Champions League semifinal against Manchester City

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Manchester City's chances in the Champions League semifinal might have gotten a little bigger.

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a hamstring injury during his team's La Liga match against Villarreal on Wednesday. The striker attempted a bicycle kick towards the end of the game, felt something in his leg and immediately walked off the pitch with three minutes to go, leaving Madrid with ten men on the field.

Coach Zinedine Zidane was asked about the incident, and is still not sure about the status of his best player:

"He felt something at the end there, but at the moment I can't tell you anything. I think he was worried about what happened in case it he picked up something serious. We will see tomorrow calmly what the matter is. I'm more relaxed now than when he left the field. He left the pitch because he was worried. He stayed on for a minute and then wanted to know what happened. In the end it was just a scare and we will see tomorrow exactly what the matter is".

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More updates on Ronaldo's condition will certainly come, but if there is a chance he won't play at Etihad Stadium next week, one can dream about City's possibilites.