Cristiano Ronaldo, the favourite of every mother in law to be
After winning the UEFA
Best Player Award Cristiano Ronaldo held a small press conference.
The Portugal star doesn’t only entertain the crowd on the pitch but
he was brilliant behind the microphone as well.
“Do you know who ended
up second?” Ronaldo asked when he arrived. He made sure his latest
award was in the right angle before he winked to the photographer,
now he could take a picture.
The female winner, Ada
Hegerberg was also official to the post-event press conference but
didn’t arrive with Ronaldo to the room. For a while everyone sat
quietly, the Portugal footballer facing the journalists.
“Men always have to wait
for the ladies,” the silence was broken by the winner. A journalist
mentioned she must be in the makeup room. “She doesn’t need makeup,
she’s only 21 years old,” the star of Real Madrid defended the
After a little more
waiting the football player of Lyon finally arrived. “Ada, come
on,” Ronaldo called to her jokingly and then helped her to place
the award on the table.
Before the two winner
started answering the questions, the official of UEFA signed, he got
the final results of the voting to his phone. Ronaldo tried to take a
peek from the screen of how many points he got.
The official tried to
cover his phone. “I already saw it,” said the forward cheekily
and when the official once again didn’t pay attention, he took
another look at the phone.
In the middle of the press
conference Ronaldo asked for water from the organizers. Shortly after he
got the glass of water just like Ada Hegerberg. He took a sip of the
water but signed he didn’t like it and asked for another one. The
winner of the female award was just about to take a sip when Ronaldo
told her there was vodka in the glass.
“My mother’s here. I
can’t be drinking vodka,” replied Ada. “Hello, Mama!” Ronaldo
welcomed the mother of the female footballer, who sat among the
The mother of Hegerberg
was clearly delighted of getting attention from Ronaldo.
Later during the photoshooting after the press conference, the
Portugal football star called to her “Come on, Mama!” so the
three of them could take a photo together. There were a few more
words exchanged between them before Ronaldo took off.
Written by Dániel Hegyi
translated by me