Lyon vs Juventus: Pitch invader kneels in front of Ronaldo for selfie

Lyon vs Juventus: Pitch invader kneels in front of Ronaldo for selfie

- Lyon vs Juventus' Champions League encounter ended 1-0 in favor of the French side

- One of the home fans invaded the pitch to hug and take pictures with Ronaldo

- Cristiano Ronaldo is a player who is loved by virtually all football fans in the world

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Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday night, 26 February, told a pitch invader to calm down after storming the field in serious attempt to take selfies with the football star.

Cristiano Ronaldo was on the pitch for Juventus in the Champions League round of 16 encounter against Lyon in France when a fan ran into the pitch beating the stewards.

Juventus were 1-0 down during when the incident happened in which Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates were trying to get an equaliser before the final whistle.

But despite the scoreline not in a favourable one for Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese still gave the pitch invader little time to actualise his dream.

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He ran with full speed to make sure that he got to where Cristiano Ronaldo was standing on the pitch and he knelt down in front of the five time Ballon d'Or winner.

Lyon vs Juventus: Pitch invader knees in front of Cristiano Ronaldo for selfie

Pitch invader knees in front of Cristiano Ronaldo for selfie (photo: Getty)
Source: UGC

Lyon vs Juventus: Pitch invader knees in front of Cristiano Ronaldo for selfie

Pitch invader knees in front of Cristiano Ronaldo for selfie in France (photo: Getty)
Source: Getty Images

The fan was unsuccessful in his desire to get pictures with Cristiano Ronaldo before he was taken away by stewards.

Juventus went on to lose the encounter 1-0 against Lyon and they will have to raise their game well in the return leg in Turin for them to have the chance of progressing to next round.

Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the most famous footballer on earth considering his followers on Twitter and Instagram.

He started his football career on the street in his country before going on to sign for Sporting Lisbon from where he moved to Manchester United.

Ronaldo won the Premier League and Champions League title at Manchester United before he moved to Real Madrid where he won four more UCL titles.

Last season, he tried his best to go far with Juventus in the Champions League, but they were knocked out in the quarter-final by Dutch side Ajax.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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