- Cristiano Ronaldo's partner Georgina Rodriguez has just lost her father to illness
- The 25-year-old shared a post on her social media handle to announce his death
- Jorge Eduardo Rodriguez has been battling with stroke for two and half years
Cristiano Ronaldo's partner Georgina Rodriguez has lost her father, Jorge Eduardo Rodriguez Gorjon, at the age of 70 after a long battle with illness in Argentina.
Rodriguez posted a birthday photo on her Instagram handle earlier this week from Buenos Aires and wrote: "Coincidences of life. I land in the country I was born in at the same time and the day of my birth 25 years ago."
According to The Sun, the 25-year-old's father was convicted for drug trafficking offences, kicked out of Spain in 2013 and was banned after serving a ten-year jail term.
A Spanish celebrity magazine outfit Hola, reported Rodriguez traveled to her native country Argentina following the death of her father.
It is understood Eduardo suffered from health complications related to a stroke he had been nursing two-and-a-half years ago.
A statement about Eduardo's death is yet to made from Ronaldo's agency Gestifute.
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Fans of the Juventus striker and his partner, who gave birth to their one-year-old daughter Alana Martina in November 2016, have taken to social media to offer their condolences.
One, writing on the Instagram page of Georgina’s sister Ivana, said: “My sincere condolences.
“I hope you find comfort in God. I am very sad for you. Be strong. We are all with you.”
Another messaged Georgina to say: “I am very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Cristiano Ronaldo showed sympathy to a female Juventus fan after his shot left her with an injured nose and a broken glasses before their Serie A match with Chievo Verona this month.
According to the Mirror report, Ronaldo’s shot at the Allianz Stadium, went into the stands and injured Elene Di Martino.
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