17:30 GMT18 January 2021
Listen Live
    Get short URL

    Euro 2016 final became a sad day for Portugal football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo, who was not only replaced in the 18th minute of the match after tweaking his knee, but also had a huge moth fly directly into his eye!

    The moment of the moth getting into the eye of the sportsman was captured on camera, immediately spawning a viral hashtag #Ronaldosmoth and a legion of comical memes. The moth has also got its own Twitter account that was followed by over 6,000 Internet users in less than an hour.

    Some memes suggest that the moth is the happiest and most famous creature in the world!

    Others suggest Gandalf was involved!

    You can get #Ronaldosmoth on eBay!

    ​Many believe that the incedent plays in the hands of the French national team.

    But many agree that the real winner of today’s final is the moth!

    ​According to media reports, the football superstar has the workers of the Stade De France stadium to thank for his embarrassment after they left the field lights on all night, attracting thousands of insects there.

    moth, Euro-2016, Cristiano Ronaldo, France, Portugal
    Community standardsDiscussion