Thief breaks into Cristiano Ronaldo’s home while on duty with Portugal

Ronaldo last played for Portugal before contracting Covid-19

The Portuguese Police are investigating a case of burglary at Cristiano Ronaldo’s home in Madeira.

According to reports, the thief got into the property in the island capital Funchal through an open garage door. He succeeded in going away with some items. Part of the items reported to be stolen includes a signed Juventus shirt.

The alarm was raised by Ronaldo‘s relative on Wednesday as reported by island paper Diario de Noticias Madeira.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot hit the woodwork during the 0-0 draw with Spain

It was gathered that Police have visited the property and are said to have identified the thief from CCTV cameras. According to them, the thief is someone who is already known to them.

Although no arrests have been made, it’s unknown if Ronaldo’s doting mum Dolores or his older brother Hugo, who both live at the seven-floor house, were inside the property at the time of the incident.

Ronaldo not distracted as he focuses on national duty

Meanwhile, futballnews gathered that the five-time world footballer of the year seems not to be distracted by the incident. This is judging from his latest posts on his social media handles as they only relate to what is happening on the field of play.

“Excellent teamwork!
“Continue to work with the same attitude and ambition to achieve our main goal!
“Thanks for the support, together we are stronger!,” Ronaldo posted on his social media pages after their 0-0 draw with Spain in an international friendly.

Ronaldo who plies his trade with Serie A giant, Juventus spent the first part of the coronavirus lockdown earlier this year on the top two floors of the house with his partner Georgina Rodriguez and children after Serie A football was suspended.

They later moved to a villa with a garden, which is about half an hour’s drive away before flying back to Italy.

It could be recaleld that Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique and Ronaldo’s current teammate, Alvaro Morata, are among top footballers whose homes have been targeted by thieves.


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