Germany coach Joachim Loew wipes nose, shakes Cristiano Ronaldo’s hand (GIF)

Joachim-LoewGermany coach Joachim Loew shook Cristiano Ronaldo’s hand as the Portugal star left the field on Monday, and he may have given him a souvenir in the process. I guess that just depends on how clean Loew’s nose is.

As you can see, Loew wiped his nose area right before displaying good sportsmanship with Ronaldo. While there’s a 99.9% chance it was unintentional, it was still a pretty funny coincidence.

Like the rest of his team, Ronaldo did not play particularly well. Germany dominated Portugal from the starting whistle in what was one of the most lopsided games of the World Cup thus far. Pepe was given a red card for his childish antics and will be out for Portugal’s next game against the US. Overall, it was a very bad day for Ronaldo and company.

GIF via The Big Lead

Cristiano Ronaldo got punked by a ball boy (GIF)

Cristiano-Ronaldo-ball-boyCristiano Ronaldo has millions of fans around the world, but there could be even more people who hate him. One of the ball boys who was working the sideline during Real Madrid’s draw against Atletico Madrid over the weekend must fall under the latter umbrella.

The ball went out of bounds with Real trailing 2-1 in the 71st minute, and Ronaldo was looking to retrieve another one for a quick throw-in. Rather than tossing him a new ball, the ball boy stood there and held the ball out in front of himself as if to tell Ronaldo to come and get it. This angered Cristiano, who threw his hands up in the air and yelled something.

When Ronaldo went over the grab the ball, the ball boy threw it by him and stared him down.

Ronaldo later scored the equalizer to tie the game at 2-2, but the ball boy got a great story to tell his friends. He pissed the best soccer player in the world off in the middle of a match. It may have cost him his job, but it was probably worth it.

GIF via USA Today

Cristiano Ronaldo jukes Joel Matip, scores amazing goal (Video)

Cristiano-Ronaldo-goalReal Madrid put a beating on Schalke in Germany on Wednesday, and no one will be surprised to hear that Cristiano Ronaldo was the star of the show. Ronaldo scored two goals and assisted on two more during the blowout. His first goal, which gave Real Madrid a 4-0 lead just over 51 minutes into the game, included some of the best footwork you’ll ever see.

Schalke defender Joel Matip was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, and Ronaldo undressed him before netting a beautiful shot with his left foot. His second goal was more of a footrace.

No wonder that guy was so desperate to get a huge from Ronaldo during a game last summer. Dude makes magic.

H/T The Score

Cristiano Ronaldo steals Lionel Messi’s girlfriend in great photoshop picture

Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi girlfriend

Cristiano Ronaldo ended Lionel Messi’s streak of four (three since the award merged with FIFA Player of the Year) straight Ballon d’Or awards by winning the honor at the FIFA Awards in Switzerland on Monday night. Ronaldo, who finished second the past two years and won it in 2009, was extremely emotional upon winning the award and even cried.

Ronaldo was a very deserving winner, but what we’d like to focus on is how his victory led to a fantastic photoshop picture. Not only did Ronaldo take the award from Messi, but he also took the Argentine’s girl, Antonella Roccuzzo, who’s seen sitting on the Portuguese star’s lap in the picture.

Is that not the best photoshop picture you’ve seen? It makes Messi look like the saddest person ever. He’s sitting all by himself wondering how he lost his girlfriend and his award. Suddenly that bright red suit doesn’t look so snazzy anymore, huh?

Alright, so enough fun with that one. Here’s what the original photo looks like:

OK, so Messi still looks bewildered in that photo. I’ll admit that.

Photo via BBC Sporf

Portuguese radio announcer goes nuts over Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick (Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo announcerCristiano Ronaldo scored all three of Portugal’s goals to help his country defeat Sweden 3-2 and advance to their fourth straight World Cup. Radio announcer Nuno Matos went absolutely nuts over the goals, giving us these awesome radio calls.

Let me just say that you don’t need to understand a word of Portuguese to appreciate the insanity of these calls. Matos straight up has a Ronaldogasm on air. If you’re at a work or a place where you’re supposed to keep quiet, just make sure you turn your volume down. IT WILL GET LOUD.

H/T Deadspin

Cristiano Ronaldo superfan runs onto field during game, gets hug (Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo fanA Cristiano Ronaldo superfan interrupted a Guinness International Champions Cup match between Real Madrid and Chelsea in Miami on Wednesday when he ran onto the field and went straight to his favorite player for a hug.

The fan, wearing a Ronaldo jersey, streaked onto field at around the 66:30 mark in the game and was able to embrace the Real Madrid star. Ronaldo was surprisingly cool with the fan, because he gave him a hug and allowed the fan to talk in his ear for a few seconds before escorting him toward security.

Ronaldo scored twice and set up the first goal in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win.

H/T Deadspin

Models Bar Refaeli and Irina Shayk fight over Cristiano Ronaldo’s hair gel

If there’s one thing you don’t want to get in the middle of, it’s a Twitter argument between two models over hair gel.

The hair style and heavily-gelled look of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo sparked some touchiness between models Bar Refaeli and Irina Shayk, the latter of whom has been dating Ronaldo for over two years.

It all started with a tweet Refaeli sent while she was watching Ronadlo’s Portugal team defeat the Czech Republic at Euro 2012 on Thursday:

The tweet was seen by Shayk, who called Refaeli a hater:

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