“They played with my dignity and honesty, it's tough when you have a partner and children. I was at home with my family watching TV, when I heard some things, I changed channels because I felt embarrassed.”
CR7 then burst into tears talking about his late father.
"The greatest sadness is knowing that he never saw what I became, the number one and he knows nothing. He never saw me receive awards. The rest of my family saw everything, but he saw nothing.”
Ronaldo’s father, Jose, died from alcoholism-related illnesses aged 52 in September 2005 when the Portuguese star was only 20 years old, with Ronaldo playing for English side Manchester United.
The 34-year-old Portuguese forward was awarded Serie A’s ‘MVP’ award last season for his play with Juventus.
‘He doesn’t see me receive awards.’— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) September 16, 2019
In an emotional interview, @Cristiano breaks down in tears over the loss of his late father and the fact that he never got to witness his son's success.
Watch the full interview on @ITV on Tuesday at 9pm.@piersmorgan | #GMB pic.twitter.com/LybbJn31VR