In the wake of racist accusation against Cristiano Ronaldo after he shared a photo of himself and friend Jose Semedo in a pool on Instagram, Pulse Sports has compiled the top eight infamous controversies surrounding the Portuguese super star.
These are the eight top controversies surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo.
Making babies with unknown mothers
He paid surrogate women to have babies for him. His first son Cristiano Ronaldo Junior's mother still remains a mystery and also recently news broke out out that his new born twins have another surrogate mother.
Accusation of gay affair
Ronaldo was accused of having a gay affair with Moroccan Boxer Badr Hari. The accusation went viral and many sports fans were made to believe, but it later proved to be fake news and the suspicion was dropped.
Behind Wayne Rooney red card at the 2006 FIFA World Cup
Wayne Rooney was sent off because of his then Manchester United teammate, Wayne Rooney in the quarter finals of the 2006 FIFA World Cup between Portugal and England. The English press lashed out at the Portuguese, Ronaldo and he almost quit Manchester United.
Questioned the quality of his Real Madrid teammates
Ronaldo questioned the standard of play of his Real Madrid teammates when the team were struggling to find their feat last season. Ronaldo said“If the whole team was in my level, we’d be first’’. Now, this is a bit rude and hurtful to other team member and that’s why the controversy took place.
Attested over rape accusation
Cristiano Ronaldo was arrested in 2005 on suspicion of rape while playing for Manchester United. The lady claimed she was raped in a hotel in central London three weeks before the arrest. Furthermore, she claimed that the football player met her and a friend at a nightclub before going to the hotel room. Obviously Ronaldo did not accept having such an affair. And with little and not enough evidence to charge him against this crime, the allegations were dropped.
Accused of Drinking heavily in a nightclub
Everybody was surprised when the news of Cristiano’s heavy drinking came about. Everyone in the entire sports world has the knowledge that CR7 doesn’t drink or smoke because his father died due to drinking. He has a good and clean image about this in the news world and has maintained it since eternity. This news caused one of the biggest Cristiano Ronaldo Controversies among the fans as well as other people. However, this news turned out to be fake and The Daily Mirror was compelled to give a monetary compensation along with a letter of apology regarding the news article. Ronaldo was eventually devastated to hear such rumors about him, but later figured out that nothing can beat him if it is not the truth.