Ronaldo returns for Norway qualifier

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the Portuguese national squad in time for the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against Norway, it was announced today.

Ronaldo was absent due to injury from recent friendly matches but is now fully fit and part of Paulo Bento's 23-man squad for the 4 June fixture.

At the halfway stage in qualifying, unbeaten Norway lead Group H on ten points, with Portugal second on seven after four games.

Goalkeepers: Eduardo (Genoa/ITA), Rui Patricio (Sporting), Ventura (Portimonense).
Defenders: Bruno Alves (Zenit St Petersburg/RUS), Fabio Coentrao (Benfica), Joao Pereira (Sporting), Pepe (Real Madrid/ESP), Ricardo Carvalho (Real Madrid/ESP), Rolando (FC Porto), Silvio (Sporting Braga).
Midfielders: Duda (Malaga/ESP), Andre Santos (Sporting), Carlos Martins (Benfica), Joao Moutinho (FC Porto), Paulo Machado (Toulouse/FRA), Raul Meireles (Liverpool/ENG), Ruben Micael (FC Porto).
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/ESP), Danny (Zenit St Petersburg/RUS), Helder Postiga (Sporting), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas/TUR), Nani (Manchester United/ENG), Varela (FC Porto).