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“Craziest birthday gift” Youtuber surprised with private Ronaldo meet

Jianhao Tan, Cristiano Ronaldo
Credit: Jianhao Tan/ Instagram

Jianhao Tan’s wife presented him with an unforgettable birthday gift as he met CR7 in a private meet-and-greet.

In an extraordinary gesture for his milestone birthday, Debbie Soon surprised her husband, Jianhao Tan, with an unexpected encounter with Cristiano Ronaldo. 

Taking advantage of Ronaldo’s visit to Singapore to support scholarships for local youths, Debbie orchestrated a private fan meeting for Jianhao, complete with photo opportunities and a personalized jersey signing. 

Jianhao expressed his awe and gratitude on Instagram, describing the surprise Ronaldo encounter as the most incredible birthday gift. 

Debbie, in collaboration with Kim Lim, documented the entire surprise preparation process, capturing Jianhao’s unawareness, the anticipation of his encounter, and the grand arrival of Ronaldo. 

“My wife woke me up this morning and brought me to meet Cristiano Ronaldo. I’m starstruck,” he wrote in the caption. “This is the craziest birthday gift.”

His wife also shared a reel of the events, including a clip of Ronaldo signing a jersey.

In another post, Soon wrote: “My man is 30 soon and what a way to celebrate. Crazy once-in-a-lifetime moment… meeting the one and only Cristiano Ronaldo.”

In addition to being an iconic football player, Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a reputation for his genuine and heartfelt interactions with fans. 

Known for his warm and friendly demeanour, Ronaldo goes above and beyond to create unforgettable moments for his admirers. This made the surprise meet-and-greet organized by Debbie Soon for Jianhao Tan even more exceptional.