Following Ronaldo’s pink flower in the hair. plenty of people were ready to take the piss. However, this is possibly the most feminine thing we will ever hear one of our players say.

“I don’t know why people are so interested in what I wear on holiday?” said Ronaldo. “Last year, everyone was talking about my tight trunks. What is wrong with wearing tight pants? They look good and it’s better than having tan lines down you legs. This year it was the pink hat with the flower. I don’t see what is wrong with it. I can see why, if you weren’t comfortable with your sexuality, you might not wear it. But I’m very comfortable so it’s not a problem for me. Men wear pink these days. Ok, not many men wear flowers, but its good to be different.”

Predictably, Ron reckons he’s the best dressed at United, but concedes Rio isn’t far behind.

“Am I the best dresser at Manchester United? Yes, I would like to think I am,” he continued “But most of the boys are pretty sharp dressers, especially Rio Ferdinand. He knows how to dress to impress.”