Cristiano Ronaldo gives support to Danny Hodgson a footballer who is in Intensive care fighting for his life

Written by Solomon King okah

Christiano Ronaldo, a Manchester United Star has recently reached out to Danny Hodgson an English striker who has been badly injured and is is currently fighting for his life.

Danny Hodgson


Danny Hodgson, who plays in Western Australia National Premier Leagues for ECU Joondalup, recently had an unprovoked attack and was admitted into Royal Perth Hospital on September 4.


The English Striker had an emergency surgery before being placed in induced coma. He’s currently in a stable but critical condition in ICU. Danny Hodgson turned 26 on  Sunday, September 19, a video message was sent from the Manchester United Star, Christiano Ronaldo to mark this very occasion.

Ronaldo said,

“Hi Danny, I just heard about your history, I hope you get well soon.

“I invite you to come to one of [our] games in Manchester, so get well soon my friend. Take care.”


Dean Henderson an England goalkeeper who’s Ronaldo’s team mate also reached out to Hodgson, who was his ex-team mate at Carlisle United during his earlier football carrier.


“Stay strong, stay in there, you’ll get through this, I promise, I know how hard you are and you’ll be fine.

I can’t wait to get you over to a [Manchester United] game and meet the boys. I’ve told them all about you and we’re all in your corner . we just wish you all the very best”, says Dean Henderson.


Manchester City alongside other Uk-based clubs have sent their own individual messages of support.

Nicola and Peter Hodgson, Danny’s parents, also released an emotional joint statement on his birthday.

They said;

“Today our beautiful son Danny Hodgson turns 26. While we can’t visit him in ICU for his birthday, we continue to send him unconditional love from our Pan Pacific Hotel quarantine room,” the statement reads.

“While we are immensely proud of Danny’s many football achievements, we are even prouder of his off-the-field achievements. He is hard-working, kind-hearted, funny, and quite simply a lovely young man.

“Danny is a wonderful son, a great brother to Joe and Abby, and a loyal and trusted friend. He is a devoted boyfriend to his gorgeous and compassionate Jess whom we also love dearly.”



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