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“Rest in Peace” – Tragedy Strikes Cristiano Ronaldo’s Family As Mother Dolores Mourns Terrible Loss Hours Before Al Nassr Game

Published 09/25/2023, 10:15 AM EDT

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Sad news has struck the family of Cristiano Ronaldo. This left his mother, Dolores Aveiro, mourning the loss of a close one. Just a few hours before Al Nassr was set to face Ohod in Al Nassr’s King Cup of Champions game, Ronaldo’s family received the devastating news of the loss of a beloved family member.

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The Al Nassr star’s mother and sisters shared about their loss on Instagram with a touching tribute.

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The person whose loss has left Ronaldo’s family grieving is Dolores Aveiro’s sister, whom they call Gorete. Dolores took to her Instagram account to pay tribute to her beloved sister, sharing a heartfelt message accompanied by a poignant picture. “Today the sky gained another star rest in peace, my sister,” she wrote, as she mourned the loss of her sibling.

The cause of Ronaldo’s aunt’s death remains unknown, adding to the mystery surrounding this heartbreaking event. Unfortunately, there is limited public information available about her.


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The family referred to her as Aunt Gorete and also mentioned that she used to reside in Australia. However, from the words of Katia Aveiro, it’s clear that she used to be close to the family, especially when Cristiano Ronaldo and his siblings were much younger.

Ronaldo’s sisters also shared their feelings following the devastating loss.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister’s heartfelt messages for the loss of their aunt

In a post on her Instagram account, Cristiano Ronaldo’s eldest sister Elma Aveiro conveyed her emotions succinctly with the words, “This is life. Rest in peace auntie.”


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Katia Aveiro, another one of Ronaldo’s sisters, took to her Instagram story to reminisce about her cherished moments with Aunt Gorete. She fondly recounted how both her own birthday and their aunt’s birthday fell on the same day, the 5th of October. Additionally, Katia shared a touching anecdote about how their aunt used to provide them with school supplies when they were younger.

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Most poignant of all was Katia’s recollection that their last embrace occurred during her visit to Australia nine years ago. She concluded her message by bidding farewell and offering solace: “Go in peace dear auntie, and may god give you strength. To the cousins, I know what the loss of someone that we love unconditionally.”


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The news of the family’s loss has undoubtedly cast a somber cloud over Ronaldo’s loved ones.

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Written by:

Saransh Chauhan


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Saransh Chauhan is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. With a particular admiration for Lionel Messi, Saransh is committed to exploring every facet of the world's most popular sport in his work. At EssentiallySports, Saransh is known for his versatility as a writer, covering a wide range of topics with an open-minded curiosity that allows him to excel in all areas of the industry.
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