Monday, 17 December, 2018

Former Brazilian superstar footballer Ronaldo in intensive care

Ronaldo health latest: Brazil legend in Ibiza hospital with pneumonia | Daily Star Report: Brazilian Ronaldo In Intensive Care In Ibiza Hospital
Andrew Wong | 12 August, 2018, 17:41

The 41-year-old former striker tweeted that he was taken ill on Friday but hopes to be discharged on Monday.

Respected island daily Diario de Ibiza said he had asked for a transfer to a private hospital called Clinica Nuestra Senora del Rosario just before midnight the same day.

Hospital sources have said he is still in intensive care but making good progress.

Bairstow and Woakes put England on top against India in second Test
Play resumed with England, 1-0 up in a five-match series after their 31-run win at Edgbston last week, yet to bat. The Delhi-born cricketer is presently playing the second Test of India's tour of England at Lord's.

The striker retired from the game in 2011 and reportedly owns a house in Ibiza and is a regular visitor to the island. He is thought to have arrived on the island a few days ago before his illness started.

He won his first cap for Brazil as a 17-year-old and went on to score 62 goals in 97 worldwide appearances, including both goals when Brazil beat Germany 2-0 in the 2002 World Cup final.

Ronaldo, who rose to global fame in the 1990s, and played for various clubs, including Barcelona, Inter Milan and AC Milan, is widely considered to be one of the best football players of all time. Tissue swells, and it can cause coughing and breathing difficulties.

Arsenal without four senior players for Premier League opener against Man City
Bernd Leno is expected to be preferred in goal to Petr Cech , with Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis the centre-back pairing. He has returned to training this week but it's unclear as to whether he'll start the match or be among the substitutes.

In his latter years he battled with overweight because of a thyroid problem.

It can be life-threatening, especially among the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.

During his glittering career Ronaldo won the FIFA World Player of the Year award three times, in 1996, 1997, and 2002.

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