Interacting with his followers in a live chat on Sunday, Ronaldo was asked by Arab fans to “speak in Arabic”.
The four-time Champions League winner said that he did not know the language; however, he appeased his Muslim followers by greeting them with a “Salamalaikum”.
Soon after that, the internet went crazy.
He just ended islamphobia pic.twitter.com/xlVAi6nRqR
— Laila (@LaiIaRM) September 28, 2018
I’m so proud of him. Doing the most for us
— Liridona Kaloshi (@Liridona02) October 1, 2018
Lool howd my mum just hear this and say walkun asalam out of nowhere lool
— Zeeta (@ZeetaNassrat) September 30, 2018
thats why hes the GOAT
— HeyHarith (@Harith_209) October 1, 2018
وعليكم السلام pic.twitter.com/onvzSzZa1T
— M7md Abdulaziz (@M7mdAbdulaziz2) September 29, 2018