Worrying news emerged earlier today concerning tBrazilian two-time World Cup winner Ronaldo.
The legendary striker, who suffers with thyroid problems and once contracted dengue fever, was admitted to intensive care after contracting pneumonia while in Ibiza.
He complained of chest pains before being assessed and beginning treatment in a local private hospital, which refused to comment on how the 41-year-old was faring.
Thankfully, the man himself has released an update on his status via Twitter, confirming that he was recovering and suggesting that he would be discharged as early as tomorrow.
“Friends, I had a strong flu in Ibiza and had to go into hospital on Friday, but all is in order,” he wrote on Twitter.
“Tomorrow I will be given the green light and I’ll return home. Thank you for all your care and 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) August 12, 2018
Ronaldo had a glittering career as one of the world’s most feared strikers, winning trophies at powerhouse clubs in Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid. The highlights, of course, came at international level, where he won the 1994 and 2002 World Cups as part of the Brazilian national team.