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Rugby World Cup: This player imitates Cristiano Ronaldo, and they are furious
Published September 17, 2023 at 8:30 pm.
On Saturday, the second day of the Rugby World Cup, the lopsided match between Wales and Portugal continued. Ultimately, the Portuguese made the Welsh suffer, even if they left the Allianz Riviera in Nice with an 8-28 defeat. But the gesture to remember from the match was the celebration by Welsh winger Louis Rees-Zammit, who scored the first try of the match and who celebrated by reproducing Cristiano Ronaldo’s celebration. It is a gesture on which there was no consensus, but it was interpreted by its owner.
It’s a gesture that sparked a lot of talk on social media on Saturday. during Wales-PortugalWe play the ninth minute of the match, and winger Louis Rees-Zammit scores the first try of the match for the Welshman. He is clearly happy to have scored the goal, the player he is Gloucester Rugby League in England He reproduced the Portuguese striker’s famous celebration Victory, Cristiano Ronaldo. This gesture sparked criticism on social media. Some Internet users considered this gesture inappropriate, especially in front of the Portuguese people.
“A few of my friends back home wanted me to do this celebration.”
And at the end of the match, in the comments I quoted Rajabirama, Louis Rees Zammit He was asked about his uncommon celebration in rugby: “ A few of my friends back home wanted me to do it. They’re big football fans, and obviously we don’t play Portugal that much. So I said if I score a goal I will do it for them. »
“I love Ronaldo, he is my role model.”
” How did the Portuguese fans receive it? I’m not sure, I heard some whistles in the stands (laughs). But it wasn’t offensive or anything like that Stampede Louis Rees Zimet. I really like Ronaldo, he’s my idol and I thought why not celebrate him. »