Cristiano Ronaldo Mugged off by Atletico Madrid Ballboy

Alex LivieFeatured ColumnistMarch 3, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid with a late goal to earn a 2-2 draw at city rivals Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Real were chasing the game for a large portion of the second half, as Atletico soaked up pressure.

At one point, an Atletico defender hacked the ball high into the stands. With that ball nowhere to be seen, Ronaldo raced to the touchline and getured to a ballboy to toss him a replacement.

With a true home-team mentality, the ballboy responded with a shrug of the shoulders—suggesting all the balls had disappeared.

Unsurprisingly, all of the balls appear to have disappeared at the Calderón.

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Ronaldo had a few sharp words for the ballboy, who was ushered away from the scene by one of his colleagues.

The crowd gave Ronaldo the whistle, but he had the final say with the late equaliser.

Video by Footy-Goals on YouTube. 


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