Cristiano Ronaldo says his ‘brilliance’ annoys people
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said yesterday his “brilliance” annoys people, a day after he was quizzed by a Spanish judge investigating whether he evaded paying millions of euros in taxes. “What bothers people is my brilliance, insects only attack lamps that shine !!!! ” the Portuguese wrote in an Instagram message that received over a million likes within an hour of being posted. Ronaldo spent over 90 minutes on Monday answering the questions of investigating judge Monica Gomez at a closed door hearing in Pozuelo de Alarcon, the wealthy suburb of Madrid where he lives. Prosecutors accuse the four-time world player of the year of having evaded 14.7 million euros ($17.3 million) in tax. Ronaldo, 32, has denied any wrongdoing.