Dona Miguelina, Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho’s mother is dead.
The 71-year-old Miguelina passed away in a hospital in Porto Alegre after testing positive for COVID-19.
On Sunday the World Cup winner’s former club, Atlético Mineiro, confirmed her death on Twitter, with a message of condolence.
“It is with great sadness that Clube Atlético Mineiro receives the news of the death of Doña Miguelina, mother of Ronaldinho Gaúcho,” read the club statement.
“The Atleticana Family is in mourning and shares the moment of pain with their idol. May God receive you with open arms and comfort the heart of our eternal ace.”
The former Barcelona superstar is yet to make an official statement over the sad news.
But the former AC Milan star had in December 2020 confirmed his mother’s condition on social media.