World's biggest soccer star surprises a kid after playing with him in disguise.

World's biggest soccer star surprises a kid after playing with him in disguise.
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Real Madrid? More like Illusion Madrid! What? 'Real' means 'royal'? I don't get soccer.

World's biggest soccer star surprises a kid after playing with him in disguise.

"Now don't be a little jerk and go rooting for Atletico. You're MY fan, now."

America's favorite pastime may be pretending to have never heard of the world's favorite pastime, soccer (or whatever else it's called), but even we are aware that some dude named Christiano Ronaldo is a super big deal. Do we know enough to tell him apart from the other (now retired) huge deal named Ronaldo? No. But we know that some dude named Ronaldo is the biggest deal since some dude named Maradona, who was himself the new some dude named Pelé. My understanding is that they even made a miniature version of him named Ronaldinho (haha please don't kill me, Brazil fans).

(The big reveal comes after 1:30)

The bottom line is that even the arrogant Yankees are aware that the Real Madrid player is such a superstar that he pretty much made this kid's life by playing some pick-up ball with him while wearing a disguise. Also, that kid is going to brag about kicking the ball away forever.

That he actually has to wear an elaborate disguise to walk the streets of Madrid should also convey what a gigantic celebrity he is. He may have gotten a red card and a two-game suspension this weekend, but the top-scoring Portuguese player of all time should have been given a gold card (those don't exist) for his class-act performance in signing this kid's ball and then revealing himself like Gene Parmesan in Arrested Development.

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May I recommend just visiting America, Ronaldo, if you don't want to wear a disguise? It also takes a lot less to impress us, ball-skills wise. You just have to dribble it on your knee 10 times and you're pretty much guaranteed an audience on any college campus.

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