Was Cristiano Ronaldo's celebration for Real Madrid in the Champions League final a movie stunt?

Reports in Spain suggest that it was planned for Ronaldo: The Movie

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Cristiano Ronaldo ripped his shirt off, flexed his muscles, and roared in celebration after scoring Real Madrid's fourth and final goal in their Champions League final victory over Atletico Madrid on Saturday night. It looked like the closing scene of a film, well actually it could be...

Reports in Spain suggest that it was planned for Ronaldo: The Movie, with the 29-year-old running to "specially-positioned" cameras.

Ronaldo's celebration after his penalty did seem over the top, especially with Real leading 3-1 at the time and only seconds remaining. Gareth Bale scored the decisive goal and all he did was try to slide on his knees and run to the corner.

Real secured "La Decima" with the triumph in Lisbon, where Ronaldo began his career, becoming the first team to win 10 European Cups after a 12-year wait since their last triumph against Bayer Leverkusen in 2002.


Real are the competition’s most successful ever club, while Carlo Ancelotti has become the first manager to match Bob Paisley’s three European Cups at Liverpool.

While Ronaldo was left to celebrate his second Champions League crown having won the European Cup with Manchester United in 2008, he will undoubtedly be focused on trying to land a first World Cup for Portugal when he leads his country in Brazil.”