What’s it like being Cristiano Ronaldo?
It must be tough picking up £15 million-a-year for playing football everyday for one of the best teams in the world.
He is the highest paid player in the world and knows he can retire whenever he likes with a ridiculously large bank account to enjoy for the rest of his life.
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But what about the simple things in life?
It must be impossible for the Portuguese superstar to nip out for a quick coffee at his local cafe without his fans mobbing him for photos and autographs.
Well, the winger has taken part in an experiment to show just how difficult it is being Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 31-year-old popped out to grab a hot beverage and he was comparing how many sips of his drink he could have, compared to the amount of photos he had to pose for with his adoring fans.
It gets pretty ridiculous, to be honest.
Let's just say his drink had probably gone freezing cold before he got the chance to drink it.
Just watch the video below to find out why Ronaldo can never ever go to a cafe:
Ronaldo's experiment conclusion
Whilst getting increasingly frustrated whilst posing for pictures, the Real Madrid forward saw the positives of the behaviour of his fans afterwards.
Ronaldo said: “It’s a good signal that people admire my job and people like the way I am and it’s good, I feel good because it’s a good signal that I’m a good player.”
As if he needed this experiment for him to realise he’s a good player.
It’s hardly surprising to see Ronaldo harassed whilst out in public.
He’s played 13 campaigns for two of the biggest clubs in the world, Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Despite being the ripe old age of 31, Ronaldo’s goalscoring record shows no signs of slowing down. He’s managed 40 goals in 37 appearances in all competitions this season, making it an outrageous 353 goals in 337 matches for the Spanish club since his arrival in 2009.
Real Madrid woes
Despite his incredible individual achievements this campaign, his side are likely to end the season trophy-less. Zinedine Zidane’s side trail Barcelona by 12 points and were kicked out of the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player.
That means Ronaldo and his teammates will be relying on Champions League glory if they are to have a successful season. Los Blancos have already confirmed a place in the last-eight but will need to battle with the likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Paris-Saint Germain if they are to win their 11th European Cup.
Los Blancos have already confirmed a place in the last-eight but will need to battle with the likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Paris-Saint Germain if they are to win their 11th European Cup.
So what did we learn from this experiment?
Next time Ronaldo wants a coffee, he either needs to dress up in a disguise or settle for a homemade brew.
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