Cristiano Ronaldo angrily REMOVES Coca-Cola bottles in front of him at press conference as Portuguese star shuns Euro 2020 official sponsor… shouting ‘drink water’ as a substitute
By Matt Verri For Mailonline
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Cristiano Ronaldo was in no temper to pander to sponsors as he eliminated two bottles of Coca-Cola positioned in front of him at a Euro 2020 press conference final night time.
The health-obsessed 36-year-old – who has beforehand revealed that it irritates him when his son drinks fizzy drinks – moved the 2 bottles away from his chair earlier than shouting in Portuguese: ‘Drink water!’
He then brandished a water bottle and positioned it in front of himself for the rest of the interview, muttering ‘Coca-Cola’ with noticeable disdain.
Ronaldo was talking forward of Portugal’s first sport of the Euros which the group will play in opposition to Hungary right now at 5pm (GMT).
Wednesday 16 June
Cristiano Ronaldo moved away the Coco-Cola bottles at the beginning of his press conference
As an official sponsor of Euro 2020 the drink was on show as Ronaldo entered the room
But his disdain was clear to see as he shouted ‘drink water’ having eliminated the Coke bottles
Ronaldo, one of the best footballers to have ever performed the sport, is notoriously fastidious about his weight-reduction plan and train regime.
His laser concentrate on health and well-being has has allowed him to proceed taking part in at an elite stage properly into his 30s when many gamers retire.
The Portuguese has beforehand revealed that his weight-reduction plan consists of six mini-meals unfold all through the day, that includes lots of fruit, greens, and clear protein corresponding to fish or hen cooked with out oil.
His favorite dish is a Portuguese basic referred to as Bacalhau à Brás that consists of layers of cod, onions, thinly sliced potatoes and black olives on prime of eggs.
Mostly, the sportsman drinks water – although revealed that he enjoys the occasional glass of juice with breakfast and wine with dinner.
In phrases of coaching, Ronaldo is believed to work out for 3 to 4 hours at a time, 5 days every week, and swears by a combination of cardio, weights and soccer drills to maintain himself in prime bodily situation.
Eight hours of sleep per night time to assist sustain his ‘psychological power’ rounds out the routine of one of the fittest males on the planet.
Speaking final year, Ronaldo revealed his frustration that his younger son does not essentially possess the identical obsession along with his health that he does.
‘We’ll see if my son will turn out to be an incredible footballer,’ Ronaldo mentioned at the Global Soccer Awards ceremony.
‘Sometimes he drinks coke and eats crisps and it irritates me, he is aware of that.
The Portuguese captain is at all times notoriously obsessive about his weight-reduction plan and health regime
‘Sometimes I inform my son to take a dip in chilly water to recuperate after a run on the treadmill and he says, “Dad, it’s so cold there”. That’s superb, he’s solely 10 years previous.’
Fans can anticipate Ronaldo to be in peak situation when Portugal get their Euro 2020 marketing campaign underway on Tuesday in opposition to Hungary.
It is significant they get off to a powerful begin regardless of having to deal with the Budapest crowd, with matches to come back in opposition to France and Germany in Group F.
The Portuguese captain will turn out to be the primary participant to look in 5 European Championships ought to he lead his nation out as anticipated, and Ronaldo spoke of what he sees as the important thing to reaching such longevity.
‘The most clever factor a few footballer is the flexibility to regulate,’ Ronaldo mentioned. I’m extra mature now.
‘If a participant desires to play for a few years he must know the right way to regulate and adapt and the numbers converse for themselves. From 18 to 36 I’ve managed to regulate and adapt.
‘I’ve at all times been capable of win and on a collective stage half of a group that has been capable of win. I’ve proven that the hot button is to regulate all alongside my career.’