REAL MADRID skipper Sergio Ramos has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo was not around to celebrate his hat-trick in the 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid because he was forced to take a random drug test.
Ronaldo rewrote the history books yet again against local rivals Atletico, bagging his 47th career treble and his 103rd goal in European competition.
UEFA drug testing suits did not care about his feats, and while Ronaldo’s mates celebrated taking a giant step towards next month’s final in Cardiff, Ronny was giving a urine sample to official.
Ronaldo did not complain this time, however he did show his displeasure in 2015 when picked to be drug tested after a Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain.
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Ronaldo was heard saying “always me” when UEFA officials ushered him towards the drug testers, moments after the final whistle in Paris.
It was a similar story for Mesut Ozil on Sunday when, after another poor display in Arsenal’s loss at Spurs, the German was picked for drug testing.
The 28-year-old told a club doctor to “f*** off” after learning he was picked to be checked by officials, he then kicked the door in frustration before before being tested.