Cristiano Ronaldo Holidays in Greece After World Cup Exit

Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to spend his summer holidays on the Greek island of Mykonos with a few friends, after the disappointment of Portugal being knocked out of the World Cup in the first round.

 Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to spend his summer vacation on the Greek island of Mykonos after his team’s early exit from FIFA World Cup 2014

The Real Madrid player and Ballon d’Or winner Saturday arrived at Mykonos Island, part of the islands group — the Cyclades — with some his friends but without girlfriend Irina Shayk, reports EFE.

Ronaldo also visited other islands of the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea on board a luxurious yacht.

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘uninked’ for Noble cause

Cristiano Ronaldo confessed that he would never get his skin inked as he wanted to continue donating blood.

The 29-year-old Portugal footie ace, who reportedly gives blood twice a year, doesn’t feel the need to get a tattoo as new tattoos can cause risks of cross-contamination and hepatitis while donating blood.

The Real Madrid star, who had also started donating bone marrow, said that he started the noble act when he learned about his team-mate Carlos Martins’s son’s suffering, News.com.au reported.

Ronaldo added that donating bone marrow was almost like drawing blood, and he would gladly do it again as he understands the seriousness of the disease.

Ronaldo was not rushed into action, says Bento

Portuguese Coach Paulo Bento has rejected claims that Cristiano Ronaldo was rushed back from a knee injury to spearhead Portugal’s attack in the FIFA World Cup.

The Real Madrid forward was seen wearing ice packs on his knee in preparation for the finals having struggled with the problem towards the end of last season.

Ronaldo was unable to keep Portugal in the competition despite playing every minute of every group game in Brazil, and he left with just one goal to his name.

Questions were raised as to the fitness of the talismanic captain, but Bento insists the 29-year-old was fit to play.

”When he reached the World Cup he was not 100 per cent,” Bento told Portuguese TV station TVI. ”But then he was able to train and play.

”He played with effort and sacrifice and was medically fit, he would not have played had he not been.  

”There was not any pressure to speed up his recovery.” 

Portugal were eliminated from the World Cup on goal difference, their 4-0 defeat to Germany in the opening game ultimately proving their undoing as the United States progressed.