By Chris Wright
Say what you like about Cristiano Ronaldo but the guy actually takes the fact that he tends to end every game with bloodied, knackered ankles rather well all things considered.
Saturday’s Madrid derby, which Real won 4-1, was one of those occasions as Atletico ended the evening with two red cards and five yellows against their name while Ronaldo and several of his teammates endured what’s known in technical terminology as ‘a battering’.
As luck should have it, Ron had the chance to quiz Atletico’s president Enrique Cerezo about his side’s conduct when an entirely coincidental seating plan saw the pair join one another for lunch at the AS Awards yesterday.
Cristiano opened the conversation, but only after cleaving Cerezo’s soul in twain with an ice-cold, daggers-from-the-eyes Paddington stare…
Ronaldo and Cerezo. There’s an episode of ‘Come Dine With Me’ I’d happily sit through.