Corinthians striker Ronaldo seems like he is back to old habits after staying
out late on Thursday evening which led to him missing Friday morning's training
Globoesporte.com claims the former Cruzeiro, PSV, Barcelona, Inter, Real Madrid
and Milan ace was allowed by coach Mano Menezes to stay out until 11pm, but
Ronaldo partied late, and into the early hours of the morning.
As a result, the Brazilian missed training, but the club have tried to play down
the situation. Reports suggest Ronaldo skipped the session because he was
supposed to have physiotherapy with Bruno Mazziotta this morning. However,
witnesses saw the player return to the hotel at dawn.
Menezes has tried to brush the hype under the carpet, claiming Ronaldo had other
"Ronaldo didn't train with the rest of the players because he stayed in the
hotel for a scheduled task [physiotheraphy]," the coach is quoted as saying by
The rest of the Corinthians players trained as normal as they prepare for the
game against Marilia on Sunday.
Ronaldo is unlikely to feature though as he is not fully fit to make his debut.