Cristiano Ronaldo's Shirtless Goal Celebration Was Reportedly Done for Movie

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMay 28, 2014

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Not everyone was a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo's shirtless goal celebration in the Champions League final, but if reports are accurate, the star put some thought into it.

After Ronaldo found the back of the net on a penalty for Real Madrid's fourth goal against Atletico Madrid, he ripped his shirt off and flexed his muscles. Given that his goal gave his club a 4-1 lead, it seemed a bit excessive. 

As it turns out, there may have been a reason for the move. Spanish outlet El Confidencial's Jose Felix Diaz reported that Ronaldo's celebration was all for the cameras.  

The report states that the shirtless celebration was done for Ronaldo, the Movie. The Real Madrid star reportedly knew where the camera was and went to a certain spot so the camera could capture the celebration.

Real Madrid had every right to celebrate their three-goal lead, but Ronaldo may have been more concerned with finding the camera than celebrating with his teammates.

[h/t Business Insider]