Sticks and stones

Cristiano Ronaldo Strikes Back After Opponent Calls Him “F*ggot”


Real Madrid conquered Atletico Madrid during Saturday’s derby match, and one key detail making the rounds involves a confrontation between Cristiano Ronaldo and his opponent Jorge Resurrección Merodio, also known as “Koke.”

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Ronaldo and Koke received yellow cards after butting heads an hour into the game, and Spanish radio station Cope reports they overheard key details of the argument. Ronaldo allegedly came back with a decent rejoinder after a homophobic remark from Koke.

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Koke calls Ronaldo a “faggot,” leading the 31-year-old star to reply, “Yes, a faggot. But a very rich one, shithead.”