Cristiano Ronaldo takes swipe at team-mate Juan Cuadrado’s ankles after the Colombian and Wojciech Szczesny mocked the Juventus No 7 by imitating his iconic celebration after his mistake in training as tensions flare before Lyon showdown
- Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo gave the ball away in a Juventus training session
- The Portuguese forward’s Juventus team-mates began to mock him for the error
- Juan Cuadrado and Wojciech Szczesny imitated Ronaldo’s ‘Siiiii’ celebration
- Ronaldo then took a swipe at Cuadrado’s ankle just moments after the mocking
Juventus star Cristano Ronaldo got his own back on team-mate Juan Cuadrado after the Colombian winger mocked him during a training session.
The Serie A giants were preparing for Friday night’s Champions League last-16 clash against French side Olympique Lyonnais, when Ronaldo made a stray pass during a quick passing game.
When Ronaldo mis-kicked the ball, Juventus’ team-mates started cheering and Cuadrado, along with goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, imitated the Portuguese forward’s ‘Siii’ celebration right in front of his face.
Cristiano Ronaldo (right) was mocked by Juventus players for giving the ball away in training
Wojciech Szczesny (third right) and Juan Cuadrado (third left) imitated Ronaldo’s celebration
Ronaldo then made a strong challenge at Cuadrado’s ankles just moments after the mocking
Ronaldo then reacted angrily to the mocking and was seen putting in a strong challenge on Cuadrado’s ankles just moments later.
The Portuguese superstar is looking to win his sixth Champions League title this season after previously lifting the trophy at Manchester United and Real Madrid.
The 33-year-old has been Juventus’ poster boy since his 2018 arrival in Turin, having scored 63 goals in 88 appearances in all competition for the Old Lady.
Cuadrado, on the other hand, has just three goals to his name all season despite appearing in 44 matches for Juventus.
Ronaldo (right)’s Juventus side take on Lyon in the Champions League last-16 on Friday night
Ronaldo is looking to score his 36th goal of the season in order to turn round a one-goal deficit against Lyon in the Friday night match.
Maurizio Sarri’s side trail the Ligue 1 side 1-0 from the first-leg back in March, as the Serie A champions look to win their first Champions League trophy since 1996.
Juventus have already lifted the Serie A title this season, though lost the Italian Cup and Super Cup finals to Napoli and Lazio respectively.
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