It was the year 2011, Cristiano Ronaldo was going through a complicated period of his career, a suffered injury in the biceps femoris of the left leg forced the player to stop for 3 weeks. Many feared that the dream of being one of the greatest players in the world would end up on the beach.

However, it may have been on the beach, more concretely on the beach of Porto Santo, that the problem of injuries has begun to be solved.

In this complicated period of his career, Ronaldo, accompanied by his mother Dolores, headed to Porto Santo, the tranquility of the island, far from prying eyes, was the perfect setting to restore your physical condition and focus your mind on your total recovery.

However, there may have been another reason, the sand of Porto Santo.

The sand of Porto Santo, has been used for many years in the treatment of diseases of the skeletal muscle forum (rheumatic and orthopedic diseases), such as: rheumatoid arthritis, arthrosis, gout, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. It is Biogenic Carbonate with physical, chemical and thermal properties. It’s a flat sand, very thin and of easy adhesion to the skin. Rich in minerals such as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, STRTRON (natural anti-inflammatory), among others. Due to its composition, the sand can maintain high temperatures for a long time.

In the 1940s it was normal for visitors to turn their crutches in the church as a sign of thanksgiving for being healed. Over the years, scientific studies by the University of Oslo (Norway) and the University of Aveiro (Portugal) proved the reasons for this “miracle” the sand had even curative properties.

Where does Cristiano Ronaldo fit in this story?

There are no coincidences, it was not by mere chance that Porto Santo was chosen for some of the days of his recovery at a time when he had to be accompanied by a medical team, moreover, the news of the time referred curiously to the following:

 

Correio da Manhã: “Ronaldo leva areia de Porto Santo para Madrid”

Diário de Notícias: “Lesão – Ronaldo leva para Madrid areia da praia do Porto Santo”

Expresso: Expresso | Ronaldo leva para Madrid saco de areia de Porto Santo

 

We warn you right now that you are not allowed to take sand from Porto Santo, but you are very welcome to know live the island where the sand heals.

 

Is the sand of Porto Santo the great secret of Cristiano Ronaldo?

You can find more information about the sand of Porto Santo here: https://areias.vilabaleira.com/

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