He pushed the soft drink aside during a press conference
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo sent social media into a frenzy after removing Coca-Cola bottles out of the frame during a press conference.
“Water!” shouted the star in Portuguese after pushing the bottles aside.
Coca-Cola suffered a loss of up to $4 billion following Ronaldo’s snub, according to a report by The Guardian. It is one of the many sponsors for the UEFA’s flagship tournaments.
But Twitter found Ronaldo’s movie hilarious and kicked off a meme fest. Here are some of the best responses to Ronaldo preferring water over soft drinks.
— Chandru_stan | #𝟷𝟽ᴀʙ ♡ (@Extra_covers17) June 17, 2021
— Suhas Srinivas (@srinivas_suhas) June 16, 2021
— waquar haider (@waquarhaider10) June 17, 2021
— devilish wink (@tomishra) June 16, 2021
— Rahul kumar manjhi (@Rahul2001Manjhi) June 16, 2021
— NikkammaNikhil (@NikkammaN) June 17, 2021
Coca-Cola’s market value dropped from $242 billion to $238 billion after the price of the company’s share slumped to $55.22 from $56.10.