Fans baffled as Juventus congratulate Cristiano Ronaldo for winning UEFA Goal of the Season… with a goal against Juventus

29 Aug

Football fans around the world were joined in universal confusion on Tuesday, when Juventus congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo for winning the UEFA Goal of the Season… with a goal he scored against Juventus.

Ronaldo was named the winner of the gong for his stunning bicycle kick for Real Madrid in last season’s Champions League quarter-final.

Ronaldo beats Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon with a spectacular strike

The five-time Ballon D’Or winner received a standing ovation from Juve fans at the Allianz Stadium for the spellbinding finish – a moment which touched Ronaldo so much that he admits it influenced his summer move to Turin.

Ronaldo thanks the Juventus crowd for their applause

Obviously now the Portuguese superstar plays in the famous Black and White of Juventus, following his £99million move from Spain back in July.

When his win was announced, the Italian champions applauded Ronaldo for yet another personal trophy…

…but many supporters were baffled by the sentiment – teasingly dubbing his strike ‘the greatest own-goal of all time’.