Doctor reveals secrets on how Cristiano Ronaldo stays in top shape [Tribuna Expresso]

Cristiano Ronaldo & his doctor
Cristiano Ronaldo & his doctor

Cristiano Ronaldo & his doctor

Portuguese news outlet, Tribuna Expresso, have published an interesting article this week with one of Cristiano Ronaldo’s doctors, Jose Carlos Noronha.

Doctor Noronha lives in Porto, where he’s a specialist in knee injuries. Indeed, it’s claimed the doctor has treated athletes from 34 different countries, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Angel di Maria.

Ronaldo is currently regaining his fitness after he suffered a knee injury in the Euro 2016 final.

The superstar is expected to make his Real Madrid return against Osasuna on September 10.

Doctor Jose Carlos Noronha
Doctor Jose Carlos Noronha

Ronaldo studies science to stay in top shape

According to doctor Noronha, Ronaldo pays attention to science in order to remain in tip-top physical condition.

Moreover, it’s claimed the Real Madrid stars reads scientific articles.

Speaking to Tribuna Expresso, doctor Noronha disclosed the following about his star patient:

He is [the ideal athlete]. He has a unique physique. He’s like those cars that travel millions of kilometers without any problem.

I’ve known Ronaldo for 11 years, since he went to Manchester. He’s had some minor injuries and asked for advice. In addition to having a great human side, he is an athlete who complies with everything that is required to maintain his physical and mental form to the fullest, from food, sleep to fitness.

He studies a lot, occasionally he asks me if there are any new scientific articles that he can read on food and other topics.

He’s an example. As a colleague, he is also exceptional. 

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