Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United player, was keen to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Thursday, with a sad, touching message.
The player published a picture of the late Queen of Britain through his official account on the social networking site Instagram, to express his grief over her death.
Ronaldo wrote in his post: “I have played 7 years of my career in the Premier League, which makes this season the eighth I have lived in England. Forever.”
The 37-year-old Portuguese captain added: “I pay my respects to her memory and grieve for this irreparable separation in the country that I learned to call home. My prayers and my heart are with the royal family.”
English Premier League matches postponed
The English Premier League had announced the postponement of the matches of the seventh round of the competition to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth, and the Premier League issued an official statement on Friday afternoon announcing the postponement of matches next week to mourn the death of the Queen of Britain.
“After this morning’s meeting, it was decided to postpone the Premier League match round this weekend, including the match next Monday evening,” noting that this decision came in honor of the Queen’s exceptional life and as a sign of respect.