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It's not often that Cristiano Ronaldo misses the target with one of his shots.
But when he does, the sheer power behind them means they must hurt if one were to hit you.
Well, that's exactly what happened to one unfortunate bystander, who was struck in the head by one of Ronaldo's wayward shots while he was warming up ahead of Manchester United's Champions League clash with Young Boys.
During a shooting drill, one of CR7's efforts was blasted over the bar and rifled into one of the stadium stewards.
The female staff member was decked by the ferocious strike and immediately received medical attention.
Seeing this, Ronaldo stopped his warm-up session and leapt over the arena barriers to check on the woman.
In various clips posted online, the Manchester United megastar can be seen apologising to the steward and taking the time to make sure she was alright.
:shirt:Cristiano Ronaldo gave away his match day shirt to the steward that was mistakenly hit by the ball during the warm-up.
Her smile says it all:heart_eyes:#BSCYB '#YBMUFC ' #MUFC'#Ronaldo pic.twitter.com/TLLvl8GdNN
- UEFA Champions League (@alimo_philip) September 14, 2021
During Manchester United's warm up, Cristiano rushed towards a steward after she got struck by a ball.
He later on gave her his jersey. :heart_eyes::clap: pic.twitter.com/AumIEvp7XK
- TCR. (@TeamCRonaldo) September 14, 2021
Dfkm a Ronaldo shot in the warm up knocked a steward completely out :sob: pic.twitter.com/7H1KH4LLFT
- Mase (@afcmason3) September 14, 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo knocked out a steward with his shot in training before the match.
He jumped the barrier to check up on him while he received medical attention :heart:pic.twitter.com/YOBkqs3fEV
- DAZN Canada (@DAZN_CA) September 14, 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo gesture after he unfortunately knocks down a steward with a shot before the game.
You love to see this.:heart::clap:pic.twitter.com/U2lAuKFTPj
- CristianoXtra (@CristianoXtra_) September 15, 2021
The 36-year-old, clearly feeling a tad guilty, eventually returned to the pitch and continued with his pregame warm-up with his teammates.
But his interactions with the woman were far from done.
Incredibly, Ronaldo then gifted the steward his match-worn shirt at full-time.
Photographs were posted on social media, showing the woman grinning from ear-to-ear upon receiving the heartwarming gift.
It was a lovely moment in what was otherwise a nightmare outing for Manchester United.
The Red Devils, fresh off the back of a big Premier League win over Newcastle at the weekend, ended up slumping to a 2-1 loss at the hands of Swiss underdogs Young Boys.
Ronaldo did manage to bag a goal but was controversially subbed off by boss Ole Gunnar Solskajer - much to the confusion of the United faithful.
Featured Image Credit: PA/Twitter/ChampionsLeague
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