Cristiano Ronaldo given lifetime membership honours in boyhood club CD Nacional

Cristiano Ronaldo given lifetime membership honours in boyhood club CD Nacional

- Cristiano Ronaldo got a parting gift from his boyhood club CD Nacional

- The Portuguese icon was honored with a lifetime membership by the second division side

- Ronaldo spent two seasons with Nacional before joining Sporting Lisbon

Cristiano Ronaldo spent eight weeks in his hometown of Madeira and left with an honorary recognition with his boyhood club CD Nacional.

It was after two seasons with Nacional he joined Sporting Lisbon before making a dream move to Premier League giants Manchester United.

The Portuguese icon flew back to Italy but just he left he was presented with a lifetime membership by the Portuguese second-division club, inducted as member No. 7,140 by former Nacional coach Pedro Talhinhas.

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The 35-year-old posted the membership card along with Talhinhad on his social media handle and was proud of the parting gift.

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The Juventus forward had visited the Estadio da Choupana a couple of weeks ago while still in lockdown on the island.

CR7's museum is also located in Funchal, Madeira, as well as his hotel and an airport named after him.

Ronaldo departed Madeira with his family to his base in Turin and has been placed on a 14-day quarantine before he goes back to training.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo is donating money to players in the lower leagues in Portugal that will not get paid amid the pandemic.

According to Asso, the Portuguese captain led his international teammates to give their Euro 2020 qualification bonuses to the players.

Portugal would have to remain champions for another year for them to defend their title due to the global pandemic.

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And Manchester City star Bernardo Silva was first to reveal Ronaldo's idea of helping players who do not have a professional contract yet in their homeland. also reported that Blaise Matuidi has opened up about his unusual behaviour after testing positive to the deadly coronavirus.

The France international is one of three Juve stars that have contracted the disease including Daniele Rugani and Paulo Dybala.

Though the midfielder has made full recovery but Matuidi revealed that the sickness made him exhibit some unusual behaviour during the short period.

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