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Why Ronaldo Wears Long-sleeve Jerseys

Cristiano Ronaldo has been wearing long-sleeved shirts in practically every match he has played this season, and his appetite for them appears to be inexhaustible.

He is also the only player in Portugal's team who can start with a long-sleeved jersey.

However, Ronaldo's fascination with long-sleeved shirts/jerseys has prompted many of his fans to question where he always wears long sleeves. 

Nobody knows whether it's superstition, a fashion statement, or simply the jersey he prefers.

However, Ronaldo's brand has a distinct 'style,' which includes the long-sleeve shirt.

The young Ronaldo found it difficult to accept his country's failure in the 2004 Euro final to Greece.

The agonizing Euro 2004 and World Cup 2006 campaigns, both of which finished with Ronaldo crying on the pitch, could have been the turning point.

He wore short-sleeved shirts in the next two international tournaments, both of which were failures, until switching to long-sleeved shirts for Euro 2012, where Portugal was eliminated in the semi-finals for the second time.

Cristiano Ronaldo, on the other hand, decided to defy tradition in Portugal's Euro 2020 match against Germany.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner wore a long sleeve shirt in the first half and a short sleeve shirt in the second half, as keen observers will have seen.

However, given that it was above 30 degrees in Munich that day, his outfit choice looked reasonable.

Whether it's superstition or fashion, Ronaldo's legend continues to rise as a result of his great on-field accomplishments.

Ronaldo isn't the only footballer who likes long-sleeved shirts others include; Antoine Griezmann, David Beckham, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, and the list goes on.

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