Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Katia Aveiro launched a scathing attack at Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk after the Dutchman joked about her brother’s absence during the 2019 Ballon d’Or Award on Monday.
Ronaldo who finished third in the eventual standings behind Messi and Van Dijk, was absent at the ceremony in Paris.
The former Real Madrid star was in Milan where he received the 2018/19 Serie A “Best Player of the Year” award.
And when a reporter asked Van Dijk before the award was announced that that meant he had one less rival to worry about, the Dutch centre-half joked: “Was Cristiano really a rival?”
The statement did not go down well with Aveiro who responded to Van Dijk’s jibe with a lengthy post on Instagram.
“Now, dear Virgil, where you are going, Cristiano Ronaldo has gone and has come a thousand times. You see, my dear Virgil, that Cristiano Ronaldo was a tri-champion in the country where you have been playing for years and you still…
Source: Complete Sports