It also allowed him the chance to strip off and pose like a muscle man -- an act he never needs to be asked twice to perform.It was a similar scene over the weekend when Ronaldo peeled off his jersey triumphantly after delivering the penalty kick that clinched Real Madrid's 11th Champions League title. He and Michael Jordan are the only players to win a regular-season MVP, NBA Finals MVP and an Olympic gold medal in the same year.He's become a true champion at Barcelona, selflessly in the shadow of Leo Messi, and you know how good he is when Pele starts muttering that no way can he become the new Pele.
In its midst stands a life-size waxwork of CR7 himself. Messi: Different kinds of fame »He was bought by Real Madrid to win "la decima," their long-cherished 10th European Cup, and his extra-time penalty against Atletico Madrid in 2014 sealed the deal at the end of a Champions League campaign in which he scored a record 17 goals.If he could win a major and walk away, he would, I think." -- Michael Jordan, basketball legend and friend of Woods-- Johnette Howard The hottest name from the top sport in a nation of 1.25 billion people.Kohli also dated actress Anushka Sharma, one of Bollywood's biggest stars.Of course, Barcelona's Messi is too modest to suggest this. We'll plump for the one in the 2015 Copa del Rey final when, from just inside the Athletic Bilbao half, he takes the ball on the right flank, weaves past four bamboozled players and beats the keeper at his near post.In 2013, a Japanese jeweler created a gold replica of his left foot valued at .25 million. Everyone knows that the real thing is actually priceless. Pure genius."He is the best player in the world by some distance. He can take advantage of every mistake we make." -- Arsene Wenger, Arsenal's manager, after Messi had scored four past them-- Ian Chadband The joyous boy from Brazil (and Barcelona) is only 24, but, goodness, he's already lived a life.