first_imgThe club confirmed he needed a few stitches, and released video of the incident.Ronaldo was diving to head in the ball from near the penalty spot for his second goal in minutes. Deportivo La Coruna defender Fabian Schar tried to hit the ball and ended up striking Ronaldo’s face with his right boot.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutDoctors attended to him but they could not contain the blood, and Ronaldo had to leave the game even though there were about five minutes left and Madrid had already made all three substitutions.As he left the field and blood was spilling down his face and neck, he asked for the doctor’s cell phone to look at the injury. Using the phone camera as a mirror, Ronaldo checked the damage and was not happy with what he saw, shaking his head briefly. LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Australian Open: Nadal-Cilic among 4 quarterfinals Tuesday While Madrid said the injury was not serious, it did not say if he was fit to play.Madrid’s next game is on Wednesday at home against Leganes in the second leg of the Copa del Rey. Madrid won the first match 1-0 using its second-stringers.It remains unclear if Ronaldo will be available for the second leg.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Read Nextcenter_img Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the pitch as he uses a phone to look at himself while bleeding from his forehead during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Deportivo Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Ronaldo scored twice in Real Madrid’s 7-1 victory. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo’s face cut could have been much worse, according to video released by his Real Madrid club on Monday.Ronaldo was sliced extremely close to his left eye by a defender’s boot while he was scoring in the Spanish league on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img