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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo Spits into Camera After World Cup Loss


Cristiano Ronaldo was not happy with a cameraman tracking him on the pitch following Portugal's 1-0 loss to Spain yesterday, spitting at the cameraman's feet. The well-timed loogie did not go unnoticed by the media.


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  1. He has class pouring out of his ears, doesn't he?

    Posted by: gabe | Jun 30, 2010 8:49:11 AM

  2. It is an awful act from world known player, shouldn't have happened. The pic showing it must the worst pic I've seen of Cristiano Ronaldo. I understand it was very bad moment for him but nevertheless no excuse for such behaviour. There are other places and times to get over the game. It is good it got attention in the media.
    Still, other than that moment I find him handsome, McDreamy and McSteamy for me. Stupid, perhaps, but he is so good looking.

    Posted by: Matt26 | Jun 30, 2010 9:24:16 AM

  3. This is also someone who reportedly threw a hissy fit when he found out his rival Drogba was going to be on the Vanity Fair cover with him. Also, he has a bad reputation for those fake dives to try and draw a foul to opponents, and the Portuguese team seemed to follow his lead...they were the worst play actors I've seen in the tournament so far. Just because he's pretty on the outside doesn't make him pretty on the inside.

    Posted by: ChristopherM | Jun 30, 2010 9:26:27 AM

  4. What is Towleroad's obsession with Cristiano Ronaldo anyway?? He's cute and all but he ain't all that.

    Posted by: Mark | Jun 30, 2010 9:27:22 AM

  5. Umm, ok, I can't stand him. I think he's a prima donna, a diver, and an all-around unpleasant person. But anyone who's ever run for 90 minutes knows that saliva collects in your mouth when you exercise. Ergo, spit.

    Not to mention, I seriously doubt he feels much shame over the loss considering he barely touched the ball in the second half and seemed like he had far better things to do. Like count his Armani money.

    Posted by: crispy | Jun 30, 2010 9:30:28 AM

  6. Just another reason I can't stand him. ChristopherM hit it on the head.

    Posted by: Alberto | Jun 30, 2010 9:35:14 AM

  7. uuuhhh..the worst actors on the pitch were the Italians who got knocked out early. Ronaldo certainly is a prima donna and the spitting was disgusting but the cameraman also crossed a line...instead of watching him go off, as he should have, he continued on in front of him a second time to try and provoke a reaction. He got one.

    Posted by: chris | Jun 30, 2010 9:56:25 AM

  8. Most underwhelming player on the pitch. I expected a lot from him the entire tournament and was nothing but disappointed. The spit thing was repulsive, just like his attitude. He might look good on the outside but he showed he's nothing but the color of his ill-timed loogie inside.

    Posted by: MitchNYC | Jun 30, 2010 10:16:11 AM

  9. I've got an idea on a punishment for him and it involves spit, a cheap motel room. .......oh, wait, sorry, just thinking out loud. No more dark alley videos before bed. ....

    Posted by: Derek Washington | Jun 30, 2010 11:00:39 AM

  10. Isn't he like 21 years old?

    Posted by: Fahd | Jun 30, 2010 1:49:35 PM

  11. seems like a restrained demonstration of his disgust for the way the cameraman was doing his job. considering the way fans and paparazos mob him i'd describe it as elegant and eloquent.

    Posted by: Rikard | Jun 30, 2010 1:52:58 PM

  12. That was hot!

    Posted by: Jess | Jun 30, 2010 2:19:09 PM

  13. just sold on ebay for $2500

    Posted by: rick | Jun 30, 2010 2:30:33 PM

  14. I think the folks at Outsports have had to take the rest of the day off.

    Posted by: Roland | Jun 30, 2010 2:44:38 PM

  15. Gross. Just like his ego.

    Posted by: stingo | Jun 30, 2010 6:27:44 PM

  16. Don't believe the hype. He's cute but I've seen cuter.

    Posted by: omi | Jun 30, 2010 7:00:30 PM

  17. Another reminder as to why I dislike this walking std.

    Posted by: CB | Jun 30, 2010 8:34:50 PM

  18. Yeah, I was watching the game and saw this, rewound the dvr to watch again because I couldn't believe how deliberate this was. Very poor sport.

    Posted by: Lee | Jul 1, 2010 12:10:40 AM

  19. All this righteous indignation. As if any one of you would kick Ronaldo out of bed.
    Fine, more for me!

    Posted by: huhwhat | Jul 1, 2010 1:46:27 AM

  20. I dislike Ronaldo but I don't think he spat on the camera, he just spat on the ground, it's not very uncommon.

    Posted by: yeehaw | Jul 1, 2010 3:41:31 AM

  21. Rugby is a thuggish game played by gentlemen while soccer is a gentleman's game played by thugs.

    Posted by: jimmy | Jul 1, 2010 10:38:18 PM

  22. what a spit guy

    Posted by: gaega | Jul 4, 2010 3:42:03 AM

  23. Man, it's such a turn on to see a man spit like that!!

    I wish I were the cameraman!

    Posted by: Massimo N | Jul 9, 2010 1:16:34 PM

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