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World Cup 2014: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo playing against US with knee injury

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo might have an injury, but the world player of the year isn't going to be missing a game of the World Cup quite yet. The popular Portugal team player has been seen using an ice pack on it during training, but there is indication that he will be hitting the field when it comes to game day on Sunday. According to the USA Today on Saturday, the Cristiano Ronaldo that the US team worries about will be on the field at the Arena da Amazonia in a game that Portugal needs to win.

Cristiano Ronaldo again wore a brace on his left knee Friday. Creating another round of speculation of his condition, questions over his health are again being asked to the Portugal team. The final World Cup training session, before the crucial game against the United States, has fans guessing on whether or not Ronaldo will be on the field.

The hype around this player isn't just a team USA interest, the fans want to know too. Known for his instinctive plays and over the top maneuvers, the athlete can hold a crowd like no other athlete on his team (or the American team for that matter.) Leaving people curious and excited about the possibilities of what might happen for Sunday’s game.

Americans can’t all admit to liking the star player off the field, but his numbers on the field are impressive. The fans who find Cristiano Ronaldo annoying blame his over the top demeanor on and off the field. On Sunday, if he plays the world will be watching as this game is a must win for Ronaldo’s team and he knows it.

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo is going to have the world watching on Sunday during the World Cup. Viewers will be tuning in to see him and all the action of the US team. Who will win? That question depends a lot on whether or not Ronaldo plays. Catch all the action live to see what happens for this critical game!