Ronaldo stops team bus, invites sick young boy on board for photos

Ronaldo stops team bus, invites sick young boy on board for photos

Eduardo Moreira is an ardent fan of Cristiano Ronaldo. He has been hoping for the chance to meeting the Juventus star, whom he idolises

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Eduardo Moreira's dream of meeting Cristiano Ronaldo came true on Sunday, June 9, after the Juventus star forward stopped the Portugal team bus to invite the young boy on board.

According to SunSport, Ronaldo noticed Moreira holding a poster asking him if he could have a hug.

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The Portugal team was in transit from training ahead of the UEFA Nation's League final against the Netherlands.

Moreira, who seemed well aware of the route the team would take, strategically placed himself where he would be spotted.

To get enough traction, the youngster - who is battling leukaemia - held up a sign asking for a hug from Ronaldo.

The team bus was then stopped as the former Real Madrid talisman took the excited boy on board, where the two posed for a photo.

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It is understood Moreira has been battling his current condition for a decade but can now cherish the memory of meeting with his hero.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo will now be hoping to help his country to glory against Holland following up their Euro 2016 exploits.

The Portugal captain netted a spectacular hat-trick against Switzerland to guide his nation to the finals.

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