Sport/Voetbalmagazine brings this week a different-than-usual portrait of Cristiano Ronaldo. Therein is revealed how the favorite for the Golden Ball, the struggles with alcohol and drugs.
Cristiano Ronaldo can be pretty pretentious from the corner, but he also has a very warm and generous side. For example, what little is known is that he was with his first wages at Sporting Lisbon his alcoholic father Dinis to a health spa sent to the drink to get.
Cristiano will for his father then the best clinics in Portugal to pay, and later in England. But in vain, Dinis Aveiro died in 2005 at the age of 54.
That CR7 dearly of his father, he has Ruud van Nistelrooy ever in the future may experience. A few weeks after the death of Dinis told the Dutchman Ronaldo particularly tactless to simply going to “cry out in the arms of his dad.”
The reaction was not: the Portuguese planted his fist in the face of Van Nistelrooy. With the honor of the Aveiro’s is not laughing.
Since the death of his father drinks Cristiano not a drop more alcohol. If he goes out, he limits himself to cans of Red Bull.
“My father was an alcoholic and that is fatal. He will never know what I’ve achieved in life.”
Meanwhile, Cristiano is also another battle: against drugs and drug addiction of his brother Hugo.
“Hugo is several times relapses. But Cristiano has always helped to get back on top to come,” said mother Dolores.
After his brother, different rehab paid to have a café and bought for him, and Sent him recently to the director bombed from the … museum of Cristiano Ronaldo, that on december 15, was opened in Madeira.
Also his sisters Elma and Katia are given the necessary support from their brother. Ronaldo put Elma on the head of a shop (recently closed) of the brand CR7.
His other sister, Katia, trying to break into the music industry. Used to be ‘known’ under the name Ronalda, she released recently a new album that was recorded by RedOne, the huisproducer of Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. An album sponsored by ‘her biggest fan’: little brother.
Alexandre Pedro, William Pereira and Javier Prieto Santos