‘Drink water!’ – Ronaldo shuns Coca-Cola with unexpected health advice in Euro 2020 press conference

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The Portugal superstar was dead serious in his disdain for the soda drink – likely to the dismay of tournament organisers

Cristiano Ronaldo removed two Coca-Cola bottles from the table in front of him at his pre-match Euro 2020 press conference on Monday before holding up a bottle of water to the room and declaring people should drink water instead.

Then, for dramatic effect, he rolled his eyes and said with borderline disgust, “Coca-Cola”.

The brand is an official sponsor of the tournament, but clearly, Ronaldo is not a believer in the health downsides relative to water.

What happened

As Ronaldo took his seat in front of reporters, he almost immediately looked perturbed.

After a brief moment of apparent internal debate over whether to make his health statement about water, he went for it.

Portugal’s Euro 2020 fixtures

Portugal begin their play in Group F on Tuesday against Hungary before facing Germany on Saturday and France next Wednesday.

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