Controversy This Cristiano Ronaldo celebration has divided opinion

The Real Madrid star appeared to have mimicked Lionel Messi’s celebration in Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has divided opinion among the football world after his goal celebration in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over rivals Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup.

The reigning world best player came on as a second-half substitute, and scored his side’s second goal, before being sent off for what the referee perceived to be a dive.

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Zinedine Zidanes side went into the lead early in the second half after a Gerard Pique own goal, with Lionel Messi leveling from the penalty spot with 15 minutes to go.

However, Ronaldo restored Madrid’s lead with a well-taken solo goal, before Marco Asensio put the result beyond doubt with a third.

Despite emerging 3-1 victors from the Camp Nou, Ronaldo’s goal celebration dominated the headlines after he appeared to mimic Messi’s celebration in the reverse encounter last season.

READ ALSO: Real Madrid thump Barcelona 3-­ 1 at Camp Nou 

The Portugal captain took off his shirt and showed his name to the Camp Nou faithful – mocking the Argentine – before later doing his trade mark six-park show-off celebration.

As to who did it better, you decide.

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