“After having symptoms of the disease since Wednesday night, my diagnosis has been confirmed and I will have to remain locked in my room for the next five days.”explained Ronaldo in a message posted on social networks.
“I’m fine and I’ll join the ‘crooked’ team from here”promised the double world champion (in the United States 94 and Korea-Japan 2002) and winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1997 and 2002.
Ronaldo, who with 15 celebrations is the second historical scorer in the history of the World Cup (just one behind the German Miroslav Klose), will remain in the hotel room where he is staying in Doha without being able to attend the premiere of the “canarinha” today “Tite.
A special guest of FIFA in this World Cup, the former Brazilian goalscorer was present in the opening match that Ecuador beat host Qatar 2-0 on Sunday, but would miss Brazil’s second match against Switzerland on Monday in Group G that completes Cameroon.
The 46-year-old former soccer player is currently an important businessman, owner of the Valladolid club in Spain and Cruzeiro in Brazil.