On the Euro 2020 press convention, the Portuguese captain eliminated two bottles of Coca-Cola from his desk, then took his personal water bottle and urged everybody to “Drink water”. CR7 is known for being loopy about wholesome dwelling and clearly exhibits his views to Coca-Cola, one of many fundamental sponsors of Euro 2020.
A Euro spokesman mentioned: “The gamers have been supplied with filtered water together with Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero upon arrival at our press convention.”
Whereas many individuals reward Ronaldo’s wholesome way of life, an attention-grabbing info has been unearthed. In 2016, Ronaldo participated in an promoting marketing campaign for this model. That is why some individuals have known as him a “hypocrite”.
“Cristiano, you should be glad to obtain Coca-Cola cash for selling them. A hypocrite,” one Twitter consumer wrote.
One other retweeted an image of Ronaldo in the course of the 2006 marketing campaign and wrote: “So Cristiano Ronaldo does not like Coke? Wow, that is awkward… In all probability will not come again!”
Nonetheless, there are a lot of individuals who have stood as much as defend the Portuguese participant. “It is honest to say this can be a picture of him from 2006. What he did continues to be proper.”
“I do not suppose anybody has modified their thoughts about consuming in 15 years, such a brief time period”, one other cool.
After Ronaldo’s transfer, Coca-Cola dropped 1.6% of its inventory, from $56.10 to $55.22, virtually instantly. The corporate’s beverage market share worth fell from $242 billion to $238 billion, a lack of $4 billion. The corporate responded to Ronaldo’s assertion: “Everybody has the suitable to have their very own drink preferences” with totally different tastes and wishes.
The day after Ronaldo delivered his Coca-Cola bottle, France midfielder Paul Pogba made the identical gesture throughout his press convention. Pogba threw away a bottle of Heiniken beer, one of many official sponsors of Euro 2020. Nonetheless, Pogba defined his actions that he was a Muslim so he didn’t use this drink.