Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘disrespects’ Buddha on social media

(Eurosport) When Cristiano Ronaldo posted a “good morning” photo to his social media accounts on Thursday, he probably thought little of it.

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However, the Portuguese superstar had, by placing his foot on the statue of Gautama Buddha, caused offence to some who practise the Buddhist faith.

The backlash on social media was swift. A selection of which can be viewed below:

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