While Cristiano Ronaldo likely doesn’t need any extra motivation, that’s not to say he’s exempt from having his own finely-tuned rituals and alleged superstitions.
While some footballers might include an energy drink, certain soundtrack or even a cigarette in their match-day schedule, CR7’s rituals are a little more off-piste than those.
Here are some rituals that CR7 does before and after football matches.
When the final whistle blows, Ronaldo gets straight to the task of replenishing lost nutrients and fluids.
According to AS, his post-match diet consists of fruit, a slice of pizza and “snacks rich in carbohydrates.”
As per FourFourTwo magazine, the circular Italian feast can provide the perfect combo of carbs and protein for recovery.
2.Music helps focusing
On matchdays, Cristiano Ronaldo goes very focused to the stadium and is concentrated on the match. Stretching and warming up help a lot before the game, but so does music.
After the bath, he goes to the spa, which also helps his circulation and reduces inflammations, due to the high-pressure jet.
4.Pose in his team pictures
Though few might notice this, many might not notice because, we don’t really focus on the team pictures. Taking a close look at Cristiano Ronaldo in his previous team pictures, Cristiano Ronaldo tries to be taller in the pictures by standing on his tiptoes.