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Brazilian Legend Ronaldo Provides Positive Update After Health Scare

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 14: Former Brazilian player Ronaldo cheers the fans prior tothe 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

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.”

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.

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