It was nice of Cristiano Ronaldo to be so patient and gentle with the fan who stormed the pitch of Wednesday's Chelsea-Real Madrid match.
Ronaldo welcomed the embrace, paid attention to whatever sweet nothings the guy was whispering in his ear, and even gave a goodbye hug:
On the other hand, it may serve to set a troublesome precedent wherein the zany field-storming set will expect a warm response when they accost working professional athletes. Oh well. Still a strangely nice moment.
MEANWHILE ... moments after the interaction, Ronaldo attempted a free kick, only to launch the ball backward and fall flat on his face. The fan, while walking home from the match, kicked a stray soda can and watched it fly 100 miles per hour through an open window. OH NOOOOOOOOO
(Tips of the hat-- for the Vines, too-- to Nate Scott of FTW)