Football legend Ronaldinho’s Mother is dead.
Dona Miguelina, aged 71, was hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19 in December 2020, in their home city of Porto Alegre.
Ronaldinho’s former club Atletico Mineiro confirmed her death on Twitter on Sunday, February 21, with a message of condolence.
“It is with great sadness that Clube Atlético Mineiro receives the news of the death of Doña Miguelina, mother of Ronaldinho Gaúcho,” read the club statement.
Clube está de luto pela morte de dona Miguelina: https://t.co/5QAiPYpLag
É com enorme tristeza, que o Clube Atlético Mineiro recebe a notícia do falecimento de Dona Miguelina, mãe de @10Ronaldinho. https://t.co/8pEnMuFfkP
“The Atleticana Family is in mourning and shares the moment of pain with their idol. May God receive you with open arms and comfort the heart of our eternal ace.”
Ronaldinho is yet to make an official statement over the reported death of his mother.