Ronaldo visits hospitalised mum, appeals for privacy
Cristiano Ronaldo has left Turin, Italy to visit with his hospitalised mother, in his island home of Madeira, Portugal.
His 65 year-old mum, Dolores Aveiro had stroke early Tuesday and was rushed Dr Nelia Mendonca Hospital in the island’s capital of Funchal.
In a tweet on Tuesday night, expressed appreciation for all the messages of support for his mum, but begged for privacy.
“She is currently stable and recovering in hospital. Me and my family would like to thank the medical team looking after her, and kindly ask that we are all given some privacy at this time”, he wrote..
News report said after Ronaldo landed in his private jet at about 4pm , he was driven straight to the hospital, along with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and first son, Ronaldo Jr or Cristianinho.
Earlier reports said Ronaldo’s mum was ‘conscious and stable’.
Cristiano, 35, is due to play for Juventus in the Italian cup on Wednesday night.
Ronaldo’s mum suffers stroke, rushed to hospital
Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother, Dolores Aveiro, 65, has been rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke, newspapers in her native Madeira reported today.
According to reports, she was admitted to Dr Nelio Mendonca Hospital at about 5a.m today.
Local media said the 65 year-old mother of four is ‘conscious and stable.’ She is due to undergo new tests in the next few hours to determine her state of health.
One local report said she has suffered an ischemic stroke, caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain.
The Mail Online reported that at the start of last year Dolores revealed she was ‘fighting for her life’ after she was operated upon for breast cancer.
She had beaten breast cancer in the past after being diagnosed with the disease in 2007.