Cristiano Ronaldo showed his class off the pitch after Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in their UEFA Champions League game, hugging a fan who invaded the pitch after the game and even had the temerity to mimic the superstar’s goal celebration.
Ronaldo’s second-half brace had powered Los Blancos to their second consecutive European win and the Portuguese superstar was in for a surprise after the full-time whistle sounded at the Signal Iduna Park.
The fan, in a Real Madrid jersey with ‘Dilonado 7’ emblazoned on the back, broke through the security cordon surrounding the pitch and headed straight for Ronaldo.
He then proceeded to mimic Ronaldo’s iconic goalscoring celebration, jumping right in front of his idol. Ronaldo then proceeded to not only acknowledge the fan, but gave him a hug as well.
The duo exchanged a few words before stewards arrived to separate them and the fan amicably went with the security personnel while Ronaldo and the other player had a bemused smile as they took in what had just enfolded after a high-intensity 90 minutes game.
Holders Real, with their win over Dortmund, are jointly-topping Group H with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur with six points and a goal difference of +5 after having played two games each.
Los Blancos now turn their attentions to their domestic ambitions for the moment as they host Espanyol in a must-win La Liga game on Sunday night before the international break commences.