Sergio Ramos is set to miss his Champions League meeting with Mohamed Salah next week because of an injury problem.
Sergio Ramos just revealed that he might not be able to star as the captain of Real Madrid for some time due to an injury. It looks as if he will not face Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah next week in the European battle.
The 35-year-old released an Instagram post confirming that he picked up a calf injury during his international duty with Spain. Though Ramos featured for his nation against Kosovo on Wednesday, reports from Spain seem to indicate that he might be out for a month.
To refresh our memories, Ramos tackled Salah during the 2018 Champions League final in Kyiv. The emotional Egyptian walked off the pitch in tears having sustained a shoulder dislocation.
But destiny got both the professionals together again as Los Blancos were drawn against the Reds in the last eight of the Champions League this season. And Salah was expecting a tough battle yet again, more so to avenge their loss in the previous fixture.
Nevertheless, the most anticipated meeting between their hidden rivalry has been shut down because of Ramos’ news. The Madrid defender wrote a heartbreaking message on his Instagram post just as everyone was getting ready for the next week.
Ramos wrote: “The truth is that I have been a pretty tough few weeks. An intervention is always a sporting and emotional break. Luckily, for a few days now I have been feeling better, but in football as in life, bad luck also plays a role.”
“Yesterday, after the game, I was training on the pitch and I noticed a puncture in my left calf. Today I have been tested and it has been confirmed that I have a muscle injury.”
“If there is something that hurts me, it is not being able to help the team in these highly demanding matches in which we play the season and also not being able to return the love and energy that you transmit to me on the pitch.”
“I can’t do anything but speak frankly, work hard and cheer on the team with my soul.”