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Former Brazil striker Ronaldo says he is hospitalised with flu

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Cassandra Gardner | 12 August, 2018, 23:11

Brazilian World Cup victor and legendary striker Ronaldo has been admitted to an intensive care unit with pneumonia while on vacation in Ibiza, according to local reports.

He is thought to have arrived on the island a few days ago before his illness started.

Diagnosed with pneumonia, Il Fenomeno was then transferred to a private hospital in the ICU of the Policlinical Nuestra Senora del Rosario.

He's believed to be in intensive care but further reports claim he's making good progress according to Mirror.

Staff at Can Misses Hospital said they were unable to give out any information for 'data protection reasons'.

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Considered one of the best strikers of his generation, Ronaldo played for a host of top European clubs including Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Barcelona. Tissue swells, and it can cause coughing and breathing difficulties.

Ronaldo is a frequent visitor to the Balearic party island of Ibiza and owns a property there. He represented his country in three World Cups, including the 2002 edition, when Brazil won its fifth tournament title.

It comes just weeks after the two-time World Cup victor was in Russian Federation to open the 2018 tournament, appearing on screen with the official ball and taking part in a passing routine with a local child.

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

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