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Topless Ronaldo part of movie?

2014-05-29 09:23
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Cristiano Ronaldo, the world's most marketable football player. Photograph: AP.
Cape Town - For those who are neither fans of Real Madrid nor of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portugal international's shirtless goal celebration in the Champions League final on Saturday may have been rather irritating to say the least.

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 in extra time of the Champions League Final to claim 'La Decima'.

Ronaldo, who scored the fourth goal from the penalty spot, celebrated right in front of the camera by ripping off his shirt and flexing his muscles. While the celebration may have seemed a bit excessive at the time, reports are now suggesting that the act was all part of a planned stunt for a movie.

Bleacher Report claims that the Spanish outlet El Confidential's Jose Felix Diaz reported that Ronaldo's celebration was all part of a plan for a scene in Ronaldo, the Movie.

The Real Madrid star was informed before the time as to where the cameras would be and made directly for them after scoring, so as to ensure that the cameras captured the move in full.

Ronaldo was clearly more concerned with finding the cameras and perfecting the move than with celebrating the goal, and subsequent victory, with his team-mates.


 

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