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Brazilian Ronaldo released from hospital

Russia v Saudi Arabia: Group A - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 14: Former Brazilian player Ronaldo cheers the fans prior tothe 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

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Just 41-years old, Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima had himself a health scare this weekend, which is thankfully now over.

The former World Cup winner and FIFA World Player of the Year was released from the hospital Tuesday morning in Ibiza after four days, where he was treated for a “severe flu” that doctors worried could spread into pneumonia. Ronaldo was vacationing on the famous tourist island but had to be admitted after coming down with a bad illness.

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Ronaldo released a statement on his Facebook page thanking the doctors and nurses who took care of him, and stating he’s back home, likely in Brazil.

Ronaldo attended the World Cup opening match earlier this summer in Moscow.