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The best Cristiano Ronaldo red card jokes as he’s sent off in first Champions League game for Juventus

Tearful farewell in the 29th minute.

By Thomas Joseph

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There were Cristiano Ronaldo red card jokes after he was sent off against Valencia in his first Champions League game for Juventus
RED: Ronaldo (Image: Ian Burt)

Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off against Valencia as he made his Champions League debut for Juventus in Spain on Wednesday night.

The Italian club’s star summer signing was shown a straight red with less than half an hour of the Group H clash played at Mestalla after appearing to grab at Valencia defender Jeison Murillo’s head.

Following a lengthy and tearful exit from the pitch, his remaining Juventus teammates managed to claim a 0-2 win thanks to two penalties from replacement spot-kick taker Miralem Pjanić.

These were the best Cristiano Ronaldo red card jokes and tweets:

No need for you to cry, Gary. I’m sure he’ll be fine.

— Tamsin 💋 (@MissTottenamite) September 19, 2018

Even more painful than the red card #Ronaldo pic.twitter.com/YE81dgydAh

— griffin's not dead (@SlavB0ss) September 19, 2018

Similar to Ronaldo, we need to find this animal abuser and arrest them. Absolutely unacceptable. Horrible action. pic.twitter.com/Hfbh26mpPR

— gobbodellajuve (@gobbodellajuve) September 19, 2018

Ronaldo could of KILLED HIM pic.twitter.com/Sj4RoI6YZf

— wilson🦈 (@ActuallyKadoh) September 19, 2018

Has to go. Absolutely vicious. The guy probably spent hours doing his hair, getting it just right, then Ronaldo just ruffles it, no shits given. No place for that in the game.

— FunkSoulBuddha (@Funksoulbuddha) September 19, 2018

"98… 99… 100! READY OR NOT, HERE I COME!" pic.twitter.com/j9ebjTinMl

— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) September 19, 2018

pic.twitter.com/BDctS0wNq7

— pep (@pepromano) September 19, 2018

Winning 2-0 away from home.
Ronaldo sent off and misses their game.
City losing 2-0 at home.

Could be Man Utd's best Champions League night since the great David Moyes led them to the Quarter-Finals.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) September 19, 2018

https://twitter.com/ZwebackHD/status/1042497328391876608

Ronaldo sent off for what appears to be absolutely nothing. If only there was a technology to give referees a better look… Oh wait.

— Jacopo Piotto (@jacopopiotto) September 19, 2018

L'espulsione di Cristiano Ronaldo secondo gli juventini pic.twitter.com/dCJMRlKZbx

— * (@whysomaro) September 19, 2018

Ronaldo gets sent off on purpose so he'll be suspended for the Man Utd game. Great show of respect IMO.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) September 19, 2018

El arbitro a @Cristiano: "Florentino send their regards." pic.twitter.com/2CX0lD2lpM

— Michel Gálvez (@_Anima_) September 19, 2018

What was Ronaldo more upset about?

— Barcastuff (@barcasstuff) September 19, 2018

Ateluap was a great player

— Mark Maguire (@MarkJ_Maguire) September 19, 2018

He deserves it for that wink.

— Harrison Vauxhall (@fatbaldyelf) September 19, 2018

Oh dear, how sad, never mind

— Andy from Leeds (@leedswhiterose) September 19, 2018

I suspect that the referee is a fan of Messi.

— Omogolo (@OmogoloMolaodi) September 19, 2018

Messi would’ve scored 🤷🏽‍♀️

— VI⚡️H (@Vish197) September 19, 2018

Ronaldo not going back to Old Trafford is a world tragedy.

— Bilal B. (@JuveBillz) September 19, 2018

It looked like Ronaldo was playing the kid's game, "Duck, Duck, Goose," and Murillo didn't like being touched on the head as the Goose, which, in my eyes, is more of a red card for Murillo for being a poor sport. Just be the Goose and stop crying about it. https://t.co/lOlLuLSBoq

— Jimmy Conrad (@JimmyConrad) September 19, 2018

Martial has scored for Man Utd, Renato Sanches has scored for Bayern Munich and Ronaldo has been sent off.

That's why the Champions League is best thing there is for entertainment value. Miles better than Eastenders.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) September 19, 2018