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Ronaldo In Intensive Care Unit Following Medical Emergency

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Former World Cup winner, Ronaldo De Lima is reportedly in intensive care in an Ibiza hospital following a case of pneumonia

The former Real Madrid striker was rushed to Can Misses Hospital on Friday before being moved to Clinica Nuestra Señora del Rosario

According to reports, Ronaldo is doing much better and should make a good recovery.

Staffers of the Can Misses hospital were unable to confirm that Ronaldo was in the hospital as they kept mum for “data protection reasons.”

The Brazilian owns a house in Ibiza and is usually on the island. He was said to have visited for the Summer holidays

READ: Finally, Real Madrid have found Ronaldo’s replacement

The 41-year-old was a legend of the game and scored 62 times for Brazil including the goals that won them the World Cup against Germany in 2002.

The footballing World wished him a quick recovery including Rio Ferdinand who tweeted: “Just seen the news… hope you’re OK legend Ronaldo – get well soon!”

The ‘Phenomenon’ as he was fondly called, has had a few health scares in his time as he went down with dengue fever in January 2012 and posted a picture of himself on Twitter hooked up to a drip in hospital alongside the message: “Good morning to all those who began the New Year with dengue.”

He retired from football in 2011

Famutimi Femi is a writer for theheraldng. He is also a lawyer by trade. His hobbies include reading and writing, he also loves Renaissance art.

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