Home » Sport

Brazil great Ronaldo in hospital in Ibiza with pneumonia

12 August, 2018, 19:25 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldo is reportedly in intensive care in an Ibiza hospital after contracting pneumonia

The former Real Madrid and Barcelona forward was said to have been rushed to intensive care in Ibiza after being struck down with pneumonia, eventually being transferred to a private hospital, Clinica Nuestra Señora del Rosario.

"Friends, I had a very strong flu in Ibiza and I had to be hospitalised on Friday but everything is in order", the legendary Brazil forward said on Twitter.

At the time, the Brazilian managed to handle the indisposition humorously with his trademark smile via tweet from his hospital bed saying: "Good morning to all those who began the New Year with dengue".

Contacted by AFP, a hospital spokeswoman said she was unable to give any information for privacy reasons.

Stolen Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma airport
Alaska Airlines officials said at a Saturday news conference that the plane's operator and sole occupant was killed in the crash. Those employees direct aircraft for takeoff and gate approach and de-ice planes, as well as handle baggage.


Paul Pogba Appointed Manchester United's Captain By Jose Mourinho
Paul Pogba is demonstrating the power he has at Manchester United to Jose Mourinho , Sam Wallace told the Sunday Supplement . He added: "We play against a team that invest more than us". "I always love the club", he said.


NASA second attempt at solar probe launch
The problem on Saturday had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said early Saturday. The craft will be protected from the heat of the sun by a revolutionary new heat shield.


Ronaldo is a frequent visitor to the Balearic party island of Ibiza and owns a property there.

No-one at the private hospital Ronaldo is now said to be a patient at could be contacted early on Sunday for comment.

Ronaldo was also a star for his country Brazilian bagging an incredible 62 goals in just 98 games.

He was instrumental when Brazil won the World Cup in 2002, scoring both goals as they beat Germany 2-0 in the final. He has suffered since the end of his career with a thyroid problem that has caused him to gain a lot of weight, and back in 2012 he contracted Dengue fever and was admitted to hospital.

Recommended:



Popular

Kanye explains his support of Trump but can’t answer for president’s policies
Jimmy Kimmel asked Ye if his attitudes towards women had changed drastically since having his daughter, North West . The hip-hop star has previously called Trump "my brother" and said they shared the same " dragon energy ".

Villarreal unveil ex-Arsenal midfielder Cazorla in freaky fashion
The 33-year-old believes that he still has some years left in the game. Villarreal unveiled Santi Cazorla at Estadio de la Ceramica stadium.

25-million-year-old shark teeth found on Australian beach
Imagine strolling down the beach and discovering a razor-sharp tooth from a shark twice the size of a Great White. Carcharocles angustidens being feasted upon by several sixgill sharks.

Imran Khan swearing in on Aug 18
HC congratulated @ImranKhanPTI on his electoral success, discussed range of issues, prospects of India-Pak relationship. Bisaria, too, hoped that a new chapter in the Pakistan-India relations would soon begin.

Trump blasts Omarosa as 'lowlife' after reports on new tell-all book
Manigault Newman went on to become Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders criticized Unhinged as "riddled with lies and false accusations".

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Huddersfield: Kepa, Jorginho make Premier League debut
Though the team lost the Community Shield to rivals Manchester City, the winger has backed the new Blues' boss. Things are looking good for Chelsea if he can maintain this sort of form.

Maryland Terrapins football Jordan McNair death DJ Durkin scandal timeline
August 3, 2018: Practice officially starts and, according to sources, the culture of bullying, led by Court, continues. Muschamp also addressed allegations from anonymous players, questioning their veracity and the players' motives.

Heavy security as Charlottesville stores open
Organizer: The event was organized by Jason Kessler, who already had last year's rally on his resume. President Trump urges peace for all Americans one year after the deadly incidents in Charlottesville.

Last-minute technical problem delays NASA's flight to sun
The probe is named after Gene Parker, who in 1958 wrote a paper theorizing the expansion of the solar atmosphere and solar wind. The corona gives rise to the solar wind, a continuous flow of charged particles that permeates the solar system.

Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield
After spending more than $380 million on new players since gaining promotion, the newcomers only collected one point between them. But yes, it could be more attacking for me.