Amid the outbreak of the Coronavirus, a viral claim surfaced on the internet according to which Football star Cristiano Ronaldo ‘is turning his chain of hotels in Portugal into a hospital’ to treat Coronavirus patients.
The claim read: “Cristiano Ronaldo is turning his chain of hotels in Portugal into hospitals to treat those with underlying conditions who have Coronavirus. Their treatment will be free as Cristiano will be paying for everything, including salaries of doctor and nurses.”
CR7 TURNS HIS HOTELS TO A HOSPITAL TO GIVE FREE TREATMENT TO THOSE INFECTED WITH CORONA VIRUS
YOU SEE WHY WILL KEEP ON BLESSING HIM?
Posted by Chelsea Fc And All football info on Sunday, 15 March 2020
NewsMobile fact-checked the above claim and found it to be FAKE.
One of the hotels owned by Ronald denied the claim of being transformed into a hospital.
In a report by goal.com, the spokesperson of one of the hotels was quoted as saying to Dutch news outlet RTL Nieuws,- “We are a hotel. We are not going to be a hospital. It is a day like everyone else, we are and will remain a hotel. We are being phoned by the press. I wish you a nice day.”
Hence, the above information proves that the viral claim of Ronaldo converting his hotels into hospital is FAKE.
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