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Real Madrid ace Ronaldo loses his grandmother

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has lost his grandmother, Filomena Aveiro.

Ronaldo confirmed her passing on social media.

"Grandma, you'll always be in my heart. Rest in peace, love from all of your grandchildren."

The local press reported the passing of Filomena Aveiro, who suffered from Alzheimer's - amongst other illnesses - and lived at her home on the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira, where her grandson was also born.

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