- Cristiano Ronaldo was greeted with the news of his mum on admission in a Portuguese hospital earlier today
- The 65-year-old mother was said to have suffered a stroke and was rushed to the clinic
- Reports claim she responded fast to treatment and has been stabilised by the doctors
Cristiano Ronaldo's mother had to be rushed to the hospital on Tuesday morning, March 3, after suffering a stroke.
Dolores Aveiro is understood to have been admitted at Dr Nelio Mendonca Hospital in Madeira, her native home.
According to Mail Online citing local reports, Aveiro is conscious and stable, pending new tests in to determine her state of health.
It since been said she suffered an ischemic stroke, caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain.
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However, there has been no official statement from the hospital communicating Aveiro's state of health at the time of admission.
Meanwhile, her health scare comes just a year after the mother of four divulged she was 'fighting for her life' following a new cancer drama.
"I was operated on another breast in Madrid, I've had radiotherapy and now I'm fighting for my life," she was quoted saying at the time.
At the time, she courageously battled breast cancer, having been diagnosed with the condition in 2007.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the Santiago Bernabeu for the first time since he left last two years as he watched the El Clasico.
Cristiano Ronaldo was spotted at the stands with some of his friends watching his biggest rival Lionel Messi facing his former club Real Madrid in what was a tough battle.
And his presence must have inspired his former teammates as they got a 2-0 win over Barcelona which sent them to the top of the Spanish La Liga standings.
Vinicius Junior scored the opening goal in the 71st minute before Mariano sealed the win for the hosts in the added minutes of the encounter.
The victory helped them displace the Catalans at the summit of the table after matchday 26 in the Spanish league.
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