Local reports coming from Portugal earlier today has said that thieves had broken into Cristiano Ronaldo’s house in Madeira. Police reported on what is said to be a burglary after Ronaldo saw his seven-story home in Madeira come under threat from an invader.
The suspect has said to enter the property after one of the maintenance staff opened the garage door, Portuguese outlet Diario Noticias reports.
Reports also revealed that the intruder was in haste and seemed to stay only for a very brief moment. But he was able to take off with a signed Juventus shirt worth roughly €200 alongside other small objects.
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother and the brother are said to be staying at the same apartment. However, reports could not reveal where they were at the time the property was burgled.
After the entry into Cristiano Ronaldo’s house was noticed, a member of Ronaldo’s family alerted the authorities, and it was not long until the Public Security Police and plain-clothed officers from the Technical Police Unit reported to the scene.
The law-enforcement officers were able to get a view of the thief’s face, thanks to the internal CCTV available at Cristiano Ronaldo’s house. Although no arrests have been made so far, the said burglar is being chased down by the authorities.
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently on international duty for his nation Portugal and saw his side play out a 0-0 draw against Spain on Wednesday night.
A piece of sad news for the Portugal captain as he prepares to lead the line for his country in their upcoming UEFA Nation League games against France and Sweden. Feel free to share your thoughts with us via our comments section below!