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Cristiano Ronaldo Responds After Son Receives Backlash For Wearing Nike And Adidas

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Cristiano Ronaldo Responds After Son Receives Backlash For Wearing Nike And Adidas

Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back after his son received backlash for wearing Nike and Adidas.

Cristiano Jr had a picture with his grandmother and Ronaldo's mum Maria Dolores, who shared the snap online to her 2.6 million followers.

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But a good chunk comments were critical of Ronaldo's eldest child. In the photo, the 11-year-old was wearing a Nike hoodie, shorts, Adidas socks and Adidas 'Yeezy' sliders.

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Ronaldo is of course the face of Nike football and so his son's attire caused a huge stir and led to plenty taking issue with his brand choices.

But five-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo was not best pleased and responded by commenting on his mother's post.

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Defending his son, he wrote: "He wears what he wants. Not what you want."


In 2016, Ronaldo signed a whopping $1 billion 10-year-deal with the swoosh brand and regularly posts Nike related content on his social media.

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At the centre of their adverts and campaigns, Ronaldo wears Nike mercurial boots and many of their other products.


Featured Image Credit: Image: Maria Dolores/Instagram & PA

Topics: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Juventus, Real Madrid

Josh Lawless
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