Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that his famous goal celebration originated after he scored against Chelsea in a pre-season game.
Ronaldo has adapted a world-famous celebration running towards the corner flag, jumping, turning and mid-air and then landing to face the way he came, shouting "Sii!" has become one of the most common sights in top-level football in the past few years, and it all began in Miami, Florida on August 7, 2013.
In an interview with Soccer.com YouTube channel, Ronaldo explained how his celebration came about, "It was when we were playing Chelsea in the USA and I really don’t know how it came about. I scored and it just came out. It was completely natural to be honest.
"Afterwards, I realized I enjoyed it and started to do it more often. I saw that the fans liked it and that they’d remember it so I carried on doing it."