Having been granted an extended summer break, Cristiano Ronaldo played a purposefully limited part in Real Madrid’s 2-1 Super Cup victory over Manchester United in muggy Macedonia last night.
With fans clamouring to see the Portuguese star, Zinedine Zidane (possibly reluctantly) sent Ronaldo on for the final eight minutes of the match in what proved to be a largely unspectacular cameo.
However, it would appear that Ronaldo was lucky to be on the pitch at all after very nearly coming a proper cropper while attempting to alight the Real team bus before kick-off…
That marauding towel came perilously close to having a rather weighty lawsuit on its hands.
Nice save, Ron.