Manchester United striker and Portugal International, Cristiano Ronaldo has joined the list of footballers to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II after she passed away.
The Queen passed away on September 8 and Ronaldo has posted a message about the long-serving monarch on social media.
“Seven years of my career were played in the Premier League, making this my 8th season living in England,” he wrote. “Throughout these years, I’ve felt the everlasting love of the UK for it’s Queen, and how important Her Majesty was and will forever be to the British people. I pay my respect to her memory and I mourn this irreplaceable lost with the country that I’ve learned to call home. My thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family.”
Ronaldo is among a whole host of footballing figures that have paid tribute to the Queen since Thursday. During her life, the monarch was involved in a host of memorable sporting moments, including presenting the World Cup to England in 1966.
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