Former Brazil Striker Ronaldo Says He Is Hospitalised With Flu
Madrid, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 12th Aug, 2018 ) :Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said Sunday he is in hospital with a "bad flu" on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans that he will be out in a day.
"Guys, I had a bad case of flu here in Ibiza. I was hospitalised on Friday, but everything is under control! Tomorrow I'll be discharged and I'll go home! Thank you all for the messages and affection!" he tweeted.
The 41-year-old, widely considered one of the world's best-ever players, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Can Misses Hospital on the island on Friday afternoon where he was diagnosed with pneumonia, local daily newspaper Diario de Ibiza reported.
Several hours later Ronaldo asked to be transferred to a private hospital called Clinica Nuestra Senora del Rosario, the newspaper added.
Contacted by AFP, a hospital spokeswoman said she was unable to give any information for privacy reasons.