Ronaldo receives "Healthiest Player Award" - just after Lionel Messi gets injured

Sure this was just an unfortunate coincidence. Right?


We know people are always making a big thing about the Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi rivalry .

We know people often jump on the smallest detail or incident and blow it up into an example of their "ongoing rift".

But sometimes, the universe throws up coincidences that are just too funny to ignore.

Nine minutes into Barcelona's 2-1 win against Las Palmas, Lionel Messi suffered a knee injury that will be rule him out for up to seven weeks .

Now, we're not suggesting this was a deliberate bit of trolling/goading. But little more than an hour after Messi was stretchered off at the Nou Camp, look at what was going on at the Bernabeu.

Ahead of Real Madrid v Malaga, Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with a sponsor's "Healthiest Player" award

So, just as his great rival was struck down with injury, Cristiano was holding up a trophy celebrating his own immaculate health.



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