Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo was hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza according to a local newspaper.

The 41-year-old, widely considered one of the world’s best-ever players, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Can Misses Hospital on the island on Friday afternoon where he was diagnosed with pneumonia.

Ronaldo asked to be transferred to a private hospital, Clinica Nuestra Senora del Rosario.

He has however been discharged Today after staying in hospital from Friday.

The 41-year-old scored 62 times for Brazil in 98 caps, and netted 247 club goals amongst Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Cruzeiro, and Corinthia.

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