Model Irina shows novel way of pledging her support to Russia
The build-up to the Winter Olympics is finally hotting up. After the naff tracksuits and stories of double toilets – this is what the Games are really about: attractive fans.
But this is no ordinary punter in Sochi – this picture shows supermodel, and girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo, Irina Shayk pledging her allegiance to Russia.
Ronaldo – who celebrates his 29th birthday on Wednesday – and Irina have been dating for a while with the pair last spotted together at the Ballon d’Or awards last month.
Strapped in: Irina show her ticket to the Sochi Olympics
The Portugal star beat Lionel Messi to the award. But now it seems she is fully behind her native Russia for the upcoming Winter Games.
Her Twitter account is flooded with messages showing her support for Russia ahead of the Games, and the model has found a novel way to push her country to do well in the Games.
Ronaldo on the other hand has not had the best birthday after it was confirmed that he will be banned for three La Liga games after being sent off during Sunday night’s 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao.
Ronaldo raised his hands while involved in a confrontation with Athletic’s Carlos Gurpegi and Ander Iturraspe late in the second half and was shown a straight red card.
All smiles: Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina have been dating for a while
Off day: Ronaldo (left) was shown the red card against Athletic Bilbao and is banned for three matches
Source : Daily Mail