Cristiano Ronaldo Sparks Outrage with Shocking Gesture
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most iconic footballers of the 21st century. Ronaldo has also been a prolific scorer for the Portuguese national team, leading them to their first major international title in 2016. In 2021, Ronaldo joined Al Nassr, a football club in Saudi Arabia, and has been making waves ever since.
As the club's skipper, Ronaldo has been leading his team to glory. He has been impressing his fans with his exceptional skills on the pitch, making him the epicenter of the Al Nassr team. Ronaldo has been a valuable addition to the club, bringing his wealth of experience and talent to the team.
However, in recent weeks, Ronaldo has been facing a series of problems with his domestic side. The club has been going through a bit of turmoil after they fired their head coach, Rudi Garcia. The club's management made an appointment after that, but the team has not shown concrete results yet as they recently endured a poor loss. The loss resulted in Ronaldo engaging in inappropriate behavior that has somehow gone viral on the internet.
It is common for opposition fans to try to instigate the losing team after a match. This is the nature of the spectators, as many tend to ignore the obvious. However, Ronaldo did not take this well and did not hold himself back from reacting.
Recently, his team lost 2-0 against Al Hilal, and as Ronaldo was walking towards the tunnel, some Al Hilal fans started chanting Lionel Messi's name. The Portuguese international suddenly made an obscene gesture as he clutched his crotch toward rival fans. This was recorded by one of the spectators as the CR7 received a series of boos and whistles.
The gesture by Ronaldo was quite indecent and may taint his reputation. It is not the first time he has reacted in such a way. In the past, after enduring another humiliating result, the player stormed off the pitch by throwing his armband on the pitch. In another instance, he also blasted the ball at the opposition fans, which got him into the referee's books.
Ronaldo's temper has been an issue, but the player still manages to keep himself calm in most situations. However, he got caught up in the moment, as he was not impressed with his team's performance. And it seems they are set to receive an immense blow in their title charge.
With the loss, Al Nassr has reached a deadlock in their silverware pursuit. The team had dropped a few points just a few weeks ago, losing the league's lead to their archrivals, Al Ittihad. They were already three points away from their arch-nemesis, and it seems the gap is set to increase even more.
Al Ittihad has the game in hand and can easily extend their lead to six points. This is a massive blow for Al Nassr's title race. The team is currently sitting in second place with 53 points. Hence, Ronaldo and his compatriots must up their game if they need to clinch their hands on the silverware.