By 90Min
July 10, 2018

So, it finally happened. The most implausible, most impossible move imaginable in world football was made official on Tuesday afternoon, when Real Madrid permitted Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the Spanish capital for Turin. 

There are many times in a season when you could feasibly declare that twitter was in "meltdown", but rarely does such a phrase live up to its name. Rarer still does "meltdown" belie the true ridiculousness, the true unexpectedness of a situation.

But it did when the five time Ballon d'Or and Champions League winning Portuguese international made his move from Madrid to Juventus

Here is some of the best reaction.

It started off fairly irreverently:

Before people gradually began to grapple with the magnitude of the situation:

Even a couple of his teammates (past & present) got in on the action: 

Others focussed on the craziness of the deal itself, on both sides:

While some chose to prognosticate on the future:

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