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Cristiano admits to chastising his son for eating crisps and chocolate

The Juventus striker along with Man City manager Pep Guardiola were among the winners at the Globe Soccer Awards held in Dubai.

27 December 2020, United Arab Emirates, Dubai: Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus delivers a speech after receiving the Player of the Century 2001-2020 award during the 2020 Globe Soccer Awards gala. Photo: Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via ZUMA
DPA vía Europa Press

Cristiano Ronaldo was in Dubai for the 2020 Globe Soccer Awards with the Juventus striker named player of the century.

The Juventus forward picked up the award in person at a ceremony held at the Armani Hotel on Sunday. The 35-year-old, who has won domestic league titles in Spain, England and Italy and Euro 2016 with Portugal, admitted his pride at receiving the accolade, given to the player judged the best between 2001 and 2020.

The striker attended the event with partner Georgina and eldest son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. and the striker revealed at the gala some of the aspects of his eldest that frustrate the player.

CR7 senior on CR7 jr.

Speaking about his son who is now 10-years-old and plays with in the Juventus under-age system, the Madeira born forward stated: "We'll have to wait and see if my son becomes a great player. At times he eats crisps and drinks fizzy drinks and he knows that makes me angry, but I guess that's normal behavior for a ten-year-old boy. He has the potential to be good as he is fast and can beat players. That said, he needs to work hard and show dedication. I won't apply any pressure on him but if you ask me if I'd like to see him succeed in football, then I'd say 'yes'. However, I want the best for him always and that's irrespective if he becomes a footballer or a doctor", he added.

Chocolate at the CR7 household

Fizzy drinks and crisps are not the only taboo snack foods in the Ronaldo household with Cristiano adding that the smaller children are fond of chocolate. "My younger kids eat chocolate and then look at me to see my reaction as they know I frown upon it" added the Portuguese forward.

A video shared recently by Georgina Rodríguez showed the reaction by the three-year-old Alana Martina when she was offered some chocolate..."no, chocolate no, dad will get cross". 


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