European qualifying

Ronaldo to travel to Azerbaijan

March 25, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is travelling to Azerbaijan with the rest of the squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier even though he is suspended for the game.

Real Madrid attacker Ronaldo played all 90 minutes of Portugal's dramatic 3-3 draw in Israel on Friday, when he laid on his side's second goal for Helder Postiga, but also picked up a second yellow card of the qualifiers, ruling him out of the game in Baku.

This opened up the possibility of an early return to Madrid ...

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