- 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
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.
“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.”
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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