Cristiano Ronaldo has travelled to Monaco to take in Thursday's practice session for the F1 Grand Prix this weekend, where he met fellow sporting great Lewis Hamilton.
Ahead of Juventus’ last league game of the season against Sampdoria on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo has taken the short trip from Turin to Monaco to take in some of the atmosphere ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix this weekend.
During Thursday’s practice session, the Portuguese superstar, joined by his fiancée Georgina Rodriguez and son Cristiano Jr, was naturally given the VIP treatment. After enjoying an exclusive tour around the Monaco pit lane, Ronaldo was ushered inside the Mercedes garage, where he meet with fellow sporting legend, Lewis Hamilton.
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Cristiano Ronaldo paid a visit to Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes garage at the #MonacoGP, and his son got into his W10 car!
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The famous pair had a friendly chat, posed for pictures and shared a hug, while Hamilton helped Cristiano Jr. to sit into the cockpit of his Mercedes W10, much to the delight of his proud dad.
Ronaldo has already secured championship glory in Serie A with Juventus this season, as the Old Lady won their eighth consecutive Italian title.
Cristiano Ronaldo em visita ao box da Mercedes, do seu amigo Lewis Hamilton, no autódromo de Mônaco, na França.— Cronologia CR7 (@CronologiaCR7) 23 May 2019
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Hamilton, meanwhile, will also be hoping for a Championship title of his own this year and is currently leading the drivers' standings by seven points ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix in Monte Carlo.
After the conclusion of the Serie A season on Sunday, Ronaldo is set to join up with his Portugal team mates for their UEFA Nations League clash with Switzerland on June 5.