Fernando Ricksen was a fan favourite at his clubs, for his never-say-die attitude. He’s now fighting another battle, against Motor Neurone Disease, otherwise known as #ALS.
Last night, @cristiano invited Fernando and his family to be his guest at the Santiago Bernabeu. And post-match presented Fernando with his match shirt.
Recently Fernando said: “I’m not scared as what’s going to happen is inevitable. I maybe only have a few years to live. I want to see my daughter growing up. That’s what I’ll fight for.”
They say ‘form is temporary, but class is permanent.’ Keep fighting Fernando.
Muito Obrigado Cristiano.
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