Cristiano Ronaldo pays touching tribute to his late father

Cristiano Ronaldo pays touching tribute to his late father

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:43 PM
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- Cristiano Ronaldo posts painted picture of late father Jose Dinis Aveiro

- Aveiro who died of liver failure when Ronaldo was just 20-years-old

- Ronaldo has previously said he had a strained relationship with his father

Cristiano Ronaldo has paid a touching tribute to his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro who died when he was just 20-years-old.

Ronaldo posted a family picture of his late dad with his son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. held twin babies Eva and Mateo in front of a painting of Aveiro.

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He wrote on Instagram: "You will always be with us."

Cristiano Ronaldo pays touching tribute to his late father
Ronaldo posted this picture in honour of his late father. Photo: Cristiano/Instagram
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Ronaldo has previously admitted he had a difficult relationship with his father, who battled alcoholism saying: "My father was funny when he was drunk.

"But I didn't get to know him for real, from the heart and I don't know why he drank, maybe he was frustrated with his life.

"I wanted a different father, one who would be more present to see my achievements."

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Jose died of liver failure in September 2005 while Ronaldo was still playing for Manchester United.

If only his father could be around to see his achievements in the game.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.