European World Cup qualifying news

Portugal declares Ronaldo fit for practice

September 6, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Cristiano Ronaldo, who's at the center of a media firestorm following his statement about "feeling sad", will return to training and the federation is fully confident he will play for Portugal in its World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on Friday.

Ronaldo has been nursing a nagging knee injury since leaving the field grimacing and favoring his left leg in last weekend's club action. He scored twice in a 3-0 Real Madrid win against Granada in the Spanish league and uncharacteristically ...

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