According to the previous filtered interview, Piers Morgan, journalist of the chain, showed an unpublished fragment of Jose Dinis Aveiro, in which he spoke with pride of his son. Cristiano came to tears when he heard his dad's words. "I never saw the video. I never saw that video. Incredible," the forward said in tears.
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There are few times we have seen Cristiano Ronaldo talk about his father and this time he did not want to talk much about it.
"I thought the interview would be fun, but I didn't expect to cry. But I never saw these images. I don't know where … I have to have these images to show them to my family. But I don't really know my father one hundred percent. He was a person I never talked to him like a normal conversation. It was difficult, "he said in anguish.
The footballer's father died in 2005 when Christian He was 20 years old and lived in Manchester, so he did not have to see the golden age of his son, however, he already declared that he was proud of his son.
Ronaldo lamented because his father could not see him succeed: "My family saw him, my mother, my brothers, even my son, but my father did not, he saw nothing, and it was because … he died young," he explained in disgust.
At the time of his father's death, Cristiano Ronaldo He was concentrated with the Portuguese national team for a match against Russia for the 2006 World Cup.
"That day I wanted to play. I just knew that I wanted to play. I wanted to play the game in honor of my father. I wanted to score a goal for him. I put myself to the test and put all the people who love me to the test. My father always encouraged me , he asked me to be ambitious, and he felt proud of what he had conquered in football. I know he is present now and feels very proud, "said Cristiano.
The full interview will be broadcast on the UK ITV network.