‘That’s about as Ronaldo as it gets’: Fans get a glimpse of Man United striker’s personalized shin guards after he came off the bench in Manchester United’s draw with Burnley
- Fans spotted Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous custom shin guards
- He was seen kissing his shin guards before taking to the pitch against Burnley
- The shin guards appeared to have an image of Ronaldo’s face and a Portugal crest
- The 37-year-old’s shin guards. also featured individual images of her four children
Fans caught a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo’s infamous shin guards during Manchester United’s clash with Burnley on Tuesday night.
Ronaldo – who started the game on the bench – was seen kissing his personalized shin guards before slipping them into his socks at Turf Moor.
However, his lucky shin guards didn’t help Manchester United or Ronaldo as the striker failed to find the net once again and the Red Devils drew 1-1.
Fans spotted Ronaldo’s infamous shin guards during United’s clash with Burnley
Ralf Rangnick has made the decision to bench Ronaldo for Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Burnley.
The caretaker manager decided to start Edison Cavani ahead of Ronaldo – who has struggled to find the net in Manchester United’s last four games.
Rangnick said Cavani would be better at ‘chasing the ball’ against Burnley. He also suggested that Cavani would be better at performing repeated sprints.
Therefore, the 37-year-old was forced to wait on the bench until the German manager needed his services.
Ronaldo’s shin guards (above) appeared to have a picture of his face next to the Portugal national team crest. They also posted images of her four children
Once he was given the go-ahead by Rangnick, CR7 grabbed his shin guards and began preparing to enter the court.
The striker was seen kissing his custom shin guards multiple times before stuffing them into his socks.
Ronaldo’s shin guards appeared to have a picture of his face next to the Portugal national team crest. They also posted pictures of her four children.
Fans were quick to comment on Ronaldo’s shin guards – taking to social media to say: “It’s the pinnacle of Ronaldo.”
Another added: “Guy kissing a picture of himself?” As the rituals go, it’s about as Ronaldo as it gets.
Rangnick said Cavani would be better at ‘chasing the ball’ against Burnley. Therefore, Ronaldo had to wait until the second half to be substituted on
Ronaldo stormed the tunnel after the full-time whistle due to the 1-1 result
As one fan wrote: “Bro, does Ronaldo have his own picture on his shin guards, this guy is crazy.”
Ronaldo’s lucky shin guards seemed to have little impact on his performance – considering the striker went another game without scoring.
As a result, Ronaldo stormed down the tunnel after the full-time whistle on Tuesday night.
He was frustrated that Manchester United had lost their lead to draw 2-2 with the relegation strugglers.