Raul Gives T Shirt Number 7 to Cristiano Ronaldo [Video]
Cristiano Ronaldo’s no. 7 football shirt was the second most sold shirt in year 2015. A list revealed by World Soccer Shop suggests that Real Madrid striker was the second most popular soccer player in terms of shirt sales after Lionel Messi. The Argentinian striker won his fifth Ballon d’Or earlier this month and won five trophies as a team with Barcelona. While Real Madrid striker finished second in the Ballon d’Or race ahead of Neymar. It appears that the fans have been looking to purchase the kits as per the order of players’ Ballon d’Or positions as the third placed Neymar Jr is also the third most sold shirt icon. The list also features some great names from Premier League including Eden Hazard, Wayne Rooney and Mesut Ozil. However in terms of social media popularity no one can par Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid striker has been a trade mark personality on all the social media outnumbering every other sports personals. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all three major platforms for social activities are currently dominated by the Portuguese striker with over 200 million followers in total.
Fortune has not be the sole case for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2015 as despite finishing on top in individual merits he was unable to in his fourth Ballon d’Or. Also his form at the start of new season has been very much inconsistent raising questions on his ability to preserve his status of the best striker in the world. However the fact that he has been in the media headline can never be denied. Whether he scored or not, his place in next day’s front page was almost guaranteed the whole period. That too made him a symbol of curiosity among the fans helping build a large fan base. With so much speculations featuring Cristiano Ronaldo still in the air, the Portuguese will be ruling the media for a long time.
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