Ukrainian star Andriy Yarmolenko has poked fun at Cristiano Ronaldo’s disdain for sugary beverages.
Andriy Yarmolenko has become the latest footballer to react to Cristiano Ronaldo’s stance against Coca-Cola.
It’s been four days since Ronaldo moved two bottles of Coke out of his sight in a press conference. A lot has gone on since then. Coca-Cola lost around $4 billion in market value. Paul Pogba removed a Heinkenen bottle in another press conference, and Manuel Locatelli took a leaf out of CR7’s book by swapping his Coke bottles for water on Thursday.
Never mind football, Ronaldo vs Coca-Cola is the talk of Euro 2020.
Now Yarmolenko has poked fun at the situation by showing off Coca-Cola and Heineken bottles in front of him during a post-match conference after helping Ukraine beat North Macedonia 2-1 on Thursday.
“Can I do something? I’ve seen Ronaldo putting away Coca-Cola bottles recently,” the West Ham winger told reporters.
“I’ll put Coca-Cola here, I’ll put Heineken right here up front! Guys, contact me!”
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has also encouraged Coca-Cola to get in contact with his agency, Roc Nation.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn casually mused “nae Coke?” in his own press conference, while England captain Harry Kane isn’t interested.
“From my point of view the sponsors are entitled to have what they want if they have paid the money to do so,” said Kane. “It’s not something I have thought about too much.”