Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo is not exactly the retiring type but a flash of leg during his team’s World Cup last 16 game against Uruguay has prompted particular online mockery.
Lining up to take a first-half free-kick at Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Ronaldo struck his trademark wide-legged stance, although he appeared to hitch his shorts up even higher than usual, revealing his well-sculpted thighs.
The flash of leg prompted some less than complementary comparisons online as social media users got creative with their meme-making.
Ronaldo showing off them legs pic.twitter.com/0XJQE6Wan4— Mother Unicorn 🦄 (@annayvettemusic) June 30, 2018
Ronaldo taking free kicks like... pic.twitter.com/JYXZmNgsTH— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) June 30, 2018
How I feel after Ronaldo “shows off” his legs 🙄 pic.twitter.com/gvdWJT2CiX— Ruby J (@larubiamx) June 30, 2018
Ronaldo is clearly proud of his pins, and earlier in the week the Portugal team had posted this picture from their training camp in Russia, with CR7 adopting the same high-roll look with his shorts.
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