Liverpool fans express their condolences for the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo: Legendary commentator gives goosebumps
Liverpool fans expressed their condolences to Ronaldo with a standing ovation. The moment was made even more special by a commentator legend.
Liverpool fans provided an emotional moment on Tuesday night when they gave a standing ovation of condolences for the loss of Cristiano in the seventh minute of the Reds’ game against arch-rivals Manchester United ronaldo wanted to express. But a commentator legend on television caused additional goosebumps.
Ronaldo announced via Instagram on Monday that his son did not survive the birth of his twins. As a result, the Portuguese superstar did not play at Anfield on Tuesday when the Red Devils lost 4-0 in Liverpool.
“Only the birth of our daughter gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness,” wrote the 37-year-old. He subsequently received numerous expressions of condolence from former and current associates, as well as from the clubs he played for during his career.
Also Liverpool fans joined in the condolences, shouting via Twitter to stand up and applaud Ronaldo and his family in the seventh minute – a reference to Ronaldo’s trademark and shirt number – despite the historic rivalry between the Reds and the Red Devils.
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This happened on Tuesday night and all the fans at Anfield rose and applauded. The moment was made even more special by the reportage by the legendary English commentator Peter Drury.
His speech in full:
“Don’t underestimate the relevance of what you’re hearing. This is humanity at its best. You’re hearing a Liverpool fanbase stopping and applauding a Manchester United superstar. That’s the way sport should be. For every parent “The thought of losing your child is unbearable. It happened to Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner. It’s horrible but Anfield feels for them.”
The seventh minute of the unequivocal game did not go unnoticed by the protagonists either. “The whole stadium showed class,” said Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp.
On Wednesday, Ronaldo’s sister Elma Aveiro spoke up and thanked all Reds supporters. “Thank you Liverpool! We will never forget what you did today.”