By Chris Wright
Cristiano Ronaldo took his goal tally for Real Madrid to a peerless 150 in 149 games with a couple of goals against Granada on Sunday evening, though his reaction (or lack thereof) has caused seismic waves in rumour-mill circles – with a glum Ronaldo flat-out refusing to celebrate.
After the match, reporters clawed to ask what in the blue blazes he was mithering about, to which Ronaldo flatly replied: “Maybe it’s because I am a bit down. That is the only explanation. When I don’t celebrate goals it’s because I’m not happy.”
Ronaldo was then asked if his funk was anything to do with Andres Iniesta pipping him to the UEFA ‘Best Player in Europe’ Award despite another record-shattering season for Real Madrid last year – Ronaldo replied: “No, it’s more important than that.”
He was then asked directly why he was so down – “People [at Real Madrid] know why”. He was then asked if it