Cristiano Ronaldo's Photo Shows His Foot On Buddha Statue


If you're a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid or the Portuguese national team, then in your eyes, the striker can probably do no wrong.

The 31-year-old scores goals when he wants, dates and hooks up with the hottest women in the world and makes all of it look absolutely effortless.

However, Cristiano Ronaldo has found himself in hot water after posting what he had to assume was a pretty innocuous picture on Instagram.

Spot the faux pas?

Well, in the above photo, Ronaldo has his foot on a religious Buddhist statue, and despite the photo getting 1.6 million likes in less than 12 hours, many of his followers were pissed at the "disrespectful" post.

One follower wrote,

Another said,

It appears some of Cristiano Ronaldo's followers think the soccer superstar should've known better, saying,

A CR fan said,

Another follower quipped,

Dang. I mean, I get why people are offended, but you have to assume Ronaldo made an honest mistake here.

It wasn't all negative, though, with many of the Portuguese international's supporters coming to his defense. One user wrote,

And this CR follower gave a pretty accurate take on the situation as a whole, saying,

I think he gets it, guys.

Citations: Cristiano Ronaldo accused of offending Buddhists with 'disrespectful' Instagram post (The Telegraph)