Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother has admitted she considered having an abortion when she was pregnant with him.
The revelation was disclosed in the new documentary film, Ronaldo, which covers the star’s rise from humble beginnings to the summit of world football.
Ronaldo’s mum, Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, revealed in the film, explaining how she thought about having a termination when she found out she was expecting the global superstar.
In the film, Maria says:
“He was a child I wanted to abort. We laugh about it now and he says ‘now I am helping you all’.”