People always wondered about Cristiano Ronaldo’s sexuality and the Real Madrid superstar came up with the absolute perfect response to an alleged homophobic slur directed his way by Atletico Madrid’s Koke during Saturday evening’s highly-charged city derby between the La Liga giants.
Apparently labelled a ‘f-word’ by the Atletico midfielder, Ronaldo refused to rise to the attempt to antagonise him, before immediately hitting back with a quip about his enormous wealth.
Following the game, Spanish radio station COPE is alleged to have overheard a brief conversation Ronaldo had with his Real team-mates.
“Koke called me a f-word,” Ronaldo is believed to have said.
After a colleague’s disbelief, Ronaldo then repeated, “You are a f-word, he said to me. I said to him ‘If we meet in Madrid, you’ll see what I’ll do’.”
When the team-mate asked what that meant, Ronaldo joked, “Nothing, what am I going to do?”
When another Real player inquired as to what had gone on, Ronaldo once more stated, “Koke, he called me a f-word”.
“I said yes, yes, a f-word. But a very rich one, s**t-head.”
Ronaldo was like: