Cristiano Ronaldo’s sisters thanked the public at Anfield for paying tribute to the Portuguese striker on Tuesday following the death of their newborn son on the sidelines of the England derby between Liverpool and Manchester United.
In the face of hardship and tragedies of life, the football world knows how to stand up. Following the news of his newborn son’s death, Cristiano Ronaldo received a stunning tribute from supporters gathered in the stands at Anfield on Tuesday night during the late Premier League Matchday 30 game between Liverpool and Manchester United.
If the Reds won a massive victory against the Red Devils, deprived of Portuguese stars (4–0), the English fans reserved a minute of applause (between the seventh and eighth minutes of the match) and sang a poignant “U”. Will Never Walk Alone” “In honor of CR7. A gesture welcomed by the 37-year-old striker’s family on social networks. Five times the Golden Ball, Elma and Katya’s sisters have published beautiful messages of thanks.
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“We will never forget what you did”
The package for the meeting between the two rival clubs, Cristiano Ronaldo did not react to this mark of affection from the Anfield public. It was looked after by her two older sisters. Elma, in particular, was quick to deliver the reassuring news of health following the birth of the dead assailant’s boy’s twin sister.
Elma Aveiro shared this Instagram post from a Ronaldo fan: “Thank you for that Liverpool. We will never forget what you did for us today.” The Leverpuladian ended with a picture of fans with a message and a heart.
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Katia Aveiro, known as Ronalda in the song, also expressed pride in seeing fans unite to pay tribute in memory of her late nephew. “For Beyond Football”, relayed the 44-year-old artist, also shared a photo of the standing ovation given by the Anfield public during this England derby.
The author of a hat-trick against Norwich (3-2) last Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo found form at the right time before challenging the Reds. But after this terrible test, the Manchester United striker did not visit Liverpool this week. Local fans have shown him and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and their children that they will not go through this difficult time alone. As of Monday, many footballers and sports players have expressed their support for Cristiano Ronaldo and his loved ones after the loss of the young boy.