Cristiano Ronaldo brought back memories while signing autographs for Man United fans outside Old Trafford, MySportDab reports.
The Portuguese football icon made reference to his historic goal-celebration style in 2012 at Camp Nou during the El Classico.
He made the reference while signing autographs for Manchester United fans outside Old Trafford in a video that has gone viral.
The Manchester United fans were eager and desperately trying to get Ronaldo to sign autographs for them.
The legendary striker continued to penned down the autograph but was soon overwhelmed with pressure.
He then signaled to the fans to ‘calm down’ as he continued signing the autograph.
His ‘calm down’ gesture to the Man United fans drew a parallel with his historic ‘Calma’ style of goal celebration, which he began in 2012 while at Real Madrid.
It was in the El-Clasico, one of the most anticipated football rivalries of all time, when Ronaldo sparked reactions with his ‘Calma’ (translated as ‘calm down’) gesture.
Real Madrid defeated Barcelona at Camp No in the match, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s strike separated the tie and gave the Los Blancos the win.
After the goal, an emotionally-charged Ronaldo gestured to the Barcelona fans, who were booing and jeering at Real Madrid before the goal, to ‘calm down.’
The gesture went viral among the fans of the five times Ballon d’Or winner as they used it to silence critics and caution opponents.
While signing autographs for Man United fans, Ronaldo once again enthused fans with the memorable gesture as he urged Man United fans to ‘calm down.’