Manchester United star, Cristiano Ronaldo has reached out to English striker, Danny Hodgson who has been left critically injured after an unprovoked assault and is at the moment combating for his life.
Danny Hodgson, who performs for ECU Joondalup within the National Premier Leagues Western Australia, was admitted to Royal Perth Hospital after an alleged unprovoked assault on September 4.
The English striker underwent emergency surgical procedure earlier than being positioned in an induced coma, and is now staying in ICU in a secure however vital situation.
Hodgson turned 26 on Sunday, September 19, and Manchester United star Ronaldo did effectively to ship him a private video message to mark the event.
“Hi Danny, I just heard about your history, I hope you get well soon,” mentioned Ronaldo..
“I invite you to come to one of [our] games in Manchester, so get well soon my friend. Take care.”
Ronaldo’s team-mate and England goalkeeper Dean Henderson additionally reached out to Hodgson, who he performed alongside at Carlisle United earlier in his profession.
“Stay strong, stay in there, you’ll get through this, I promise,” he mentioned. “I understand how arduous you’re and also you’ll be nice.
“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.”
Manchester City have despatched their very own message of help to Hodgson together with a lot of different UK-based golf equipment, and ECU Joondalup have organised a fundraising match in opposition to A-League outfit Perth Glory which is because of happen at Dorrien Gardens on Tuesday.
Danny’s dad and mom, Nicola and Peter Hodgson, additionally launched an emotional joint assertion on his birthday.
“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 assertion reads.
“While we’re immensely pleased with Danny’s many soccer achievements, we’re even prouder of his off-the-field achievements. He is hard-working, kind-hearted, humorous, and fairly merely a beautiful younger 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.”