Cristiano Ronaldo has been criticized for everything from his choice in clothing, to the amount of hair gel he uses. It’s been said that he cares more about money, fame and individual accolades than he does about the success of his current club Real Madrid. CR is one of the most talented players in any generation to step on a pitch, and he acts like he knows it. Haters take aim on the daily, whether it be in the form of the Spanish media, or some WAG who’s looking for her 15 minutes of fame.
On the other side of the coin, Ronaldo is a Portuguese boy who grew up playing the game he loved and quickly made his mark domestically before moving abroad. He’s brought success and delight to both the Red Devils and Los Blancos, and has entertained football fans from Manchester to Madrid, and everywhere in between. He’s also the first sportsperson to reach 50 million ‘likes’ on Facebook. Take that, Bron Bron. Ronaldo’s been chastised and heralded at various points throughout his career. Why does he have to play the part of such a controversial figure? Well, we ask you: Is Cristiano Ronaldo a Badass or a Jackass?