Cristiano Ronaldo’s illustrious career is marked by a consistent pattern of breaking barriers and redefining the standards of football, amassing a multitude of remarkable achievements along the way.
In a recent milestone, the legendary Portuguese forward etched his name into the annals of football history by becoming the first male footballer to reach the remarkable milestone of 200 appearances in international football.
This extraordinary feat was accomplished during Portugal’s hard-fought one-nil victory over Iceland, an achievement that earned Ronaldo a prestigious Guinness World Record award.
Additionally, the 38-year-old football legend received well-deserved recognition from the European Football Federation UEFA on the occasion of Portugal’s Euro qualifiers match against Slovakia.
During this fixture, which marked Ronaldo’s first appearance on home turf since June, the passionate fans at the Dragao Stadium exhibited their profound admiration by displaying a banner bearing the inscription “CR 200” alongside a striking image of Ronaldo himself.
While accolades and tributes poured in for the Portuguese icon, it was the heartfelt reaction of Ronaldo’s mother that touched the hearts of fans and left a lasting impression.
Ronaldo’s mother’s act sparks reaction
Cristiano Ronaldo’s 68-year-old mother Dolores Aveiro couldn’t hold back her tears as seen in a video shared on social media by @TC.
His fans took to social media to express their sentiments about this touching display of emotion.
Reacting to the emotional moment from the Portuguese star’s mother @hodzey commented:
“No matter who you support, this is just heartwarming to see. It must be such a proud moment.”
“It is emotional… Because the love of a mother.”
“This woman lives every parent’s dream. Witnessing their children rise to the pinnacle of success. I am happy for her.”
“Tears of joy. It’s a heartwarming thing to see ❤️.”
“God opened the dam of blessings on this woman and refused to close it. I think she still can’t believe she’s a part of this greatness.”
Regardless of differing opinions on Ronaldo’s status as the world’s best player, one thing that unites all is his mother’s undeniable and profound love for him.