Thursday November 13th, 2014

You do not get to be an elite athlete without enormous amounts of practice, so it should come as no surprise that two-time FIFA Ballon d'or winner Cristiano Ronaldo spends time working on each and every aspect of his game, including the celebrations.

The Real Madrid star has a reputation for being a little narcissistic, considering his numerous modeling gigs and his hair's refusal to move an inch out of place even after 90 minutes of playing time. That he practices celebrations is certainly not going to lessen that.

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Ronaldo could just be excited that he converted a penalty kick in practice and felt he needed to celebrate properly. But can a practice goal really be that exciting for a man who has scored 449 times?

- Brendan Maloy

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