- Cristiano Ronaldo's elder sister Katia Aveiro shared an unforgettable experience during her childhood
- The 43-year-old said that she was bitten by a rat in the house she and Ronaldo grew up in
- Katia has a ten-month-old baby Valentina with her partner Alexandre Bertolucci
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Cristiano Ronaldo's sister Katia Aveiro has claimed that she was once bitten by a rat as a baby due to the poor condition of their home.
Katia added that her mum Dolores was there in time to save her from being inflicted with serious injuries.
The 43-year-old shared what growing up was like in an emotional post on Instagram as she posted a picture of the house she and her brother grew up in.
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“I was born in an old house and my bed was held up by bricks.
“I was bitten in the face by a rat when I was still a baby and I’m not ashamed to say it. Thank God my mother arrived in time, otherwise I’d be uglier than I am today.”
“I grew up in a poor neighbourhood and from an early age I learned to appreciate what little I had.”
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The mother of ten-month-old daughter Valentina also said the values her mum had instilled in her had shown her the importance of solidarity.
The entire family turned up for a reunion in Madeira back in March when their mother Dolores suffered a stroke.
The house where Katia grew up with brothers Cristiano and Hugo and big sister Elma has been demolished.
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