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Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing with a heavy knee injury that has 'no cure' since 2014 according to a fascinating Twitter thread.
However, @laligafrauds has made extraordinary claims that the forward has been playing with a knee condition called 'tendinosis' since 2014 - which has no cure.
Ronaldo burst onto the world stage as a winger but has played more centrally in recent years, with this chronic knee issue the mooted reason.
The injury is described as 'degeneration' rather than 'inflammation' which means the Portuguese international's knee condition will worsen every time he uses it.
It puts into perspective how hard 'CR7' has worked over the last seven years considering the success he has achieved.
Since 2014, Ronaldo has won four Champions Leagues and two La Ligas with Real Madrid as well as a Serie A title with Juventus.
He also won Euro 2016 with Portugal as well as the inaugural Nations League competition in 2019.
Individual awards also followed in the form of the Ballon d'Or in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
The thread then goes on to compare his stats with longtime rival Lionel Messi following the injury, with the stats showing he couldn't match the Argentine's numbers.
It's certainly an extraordinary insight into an issue rarely discussed when it comes to the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.
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