Due to an injury suffered in Saturday’s match with Almeria in La Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo could not play Wednesday night against Galatasaray Istanbul, but Real Madrid fans have been with him and wanted to show the one considered by many the best footballer in the world what means real support.
In addition to the 45,000 face masks of the Portuguese player, supporters of the Spain’s vice champions have prepared an impressive scenery. On the lawn of the Madrid team, fans hung a huge banner with the top scorer of last years at the Santiago Bernabeu. The black and white portrait was painted on a canvas, and the message asking Ballon d’Or for Cristiano Ronaldo.
After the match, the Portuguese star posted on his Twitter account a message of gratitude to the Los Blancos fans, while expressing his regret that could not play in Wednesday’s match.
“Thanks to the fans for the great support. I wish I was there helping my team”, Cristiano Ronaldo wrote on social network.
25 goals scored Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid’s shirt this competitional season: 17 in La Liga and 8 in the UEFA Champions League.