Ex-Madrid legend Ronaldo informs on his illness
- The Brazilian Ronaldo ensures his fans everything is fine and he'll be out of the hospital already on Monday
- Ex-Los Blancos claims he had a strong flu
- Former striker was in Ibiza for the vacations when he suddenly fell ill
Former Real Madrid and Brazil star Ronaldo tweets he's OK and hopes to be discharged on Monday.
"Dear friends, I had a strong flu in Ibiza and had to be hospitalized on Friday but everything is in order. Tomorrow I'm discharging and return home. Thank you all for your love and your messages!"
Amigos, tuve un cuadro de fuerte gripe en Ibiza y tuve que ser internado el viernes pero ya está todo en orden. Mañana recibo el alta y vuelvo a casa. ¡Gracias a todos/as por vuestro cariño y vuestros mensajes!— Ronaldo Nazário (@Ronaldo) 12 августа 2018 г.
Local authorities from Ibiza and Formentera reported the worrying news to the island's press Diario de Ibiza. According to this source, Ronaldo was taken to the Hospital de Can Misses de Ibiza on Friday, however, he was later transferred to a private hospital in the ICU of the Policlinical Nuestra Senora del Rosario.
Ronaldo spent five years at Real Madrid between 2002 and 2007, having played 177 official matches and scored 104 goals. Look at his overall career stats, as per Goal.