Cristiano Ronaldo wants to meet 'Edna' who helped him when he used to beg for burgers

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Cristiano revealed that a lady named Edna used to feed them the burgers.

In an interview with British broadcaster, Piers Morgan, Cristiano Ronaldo revealed that when he was a kid in Lisbon, he and his friends used to beg for burgers at the McDonald’s next to the stadium. (Photo: File)

Mumbai: Most people don’t know that Cristiano Ronaldo, who is now one of the most famous and richest sportsmen in the world, comes from a very humble background. In an interview with British broadcaster, Piers Morgan, he revealed that when he was a kid in Lisbon, he and his friends used to beg for burgers at the McDonald’s next to the stadium.

He revealed that a lady named Edna used to feed them the burgers. He expressed his wish to invite them for a dinner with him in Lisbon and Turin.

He said, “We were a little hungry. We had a McDonald's next to the stadium; we knocked on the door and asked have you got any burgers. There was always Edna and two other girls. I never found them again.”

He added, “I asked people in Portugal, they closed the McDonalds, but if this interview can help find them, I would be so happy. I want to invite them to Turin or Lisbon to come to have dinner with me because I want to give something back."

As luck would have it, after the interview, Piers Morgan revealed that they may have found Edna.

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ESPN later revealed on Twitter that one of the women who fed Cristiano when he was a kid has come forward and is ready to accept his dinner invitation.

 

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