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What It’s Like to Deal with Fan Photo Requests as Cristiano Ronaldo


As one of the most famous athletes in the world, soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can’t go anywhere without being swarmed by fans. And instead of autographs or a conversation, fans these days are intent on just getting a photo with Ronaldo.

In the 4-minute experiment above, a promotion his headphone company ROC Live Life Loud, Ronaldo shows what it’s like to be asked to pose for photos every few moments while out in public.

The video, which is going viral, shows Ronaldo stopping for a cup of tea at a local cafe. A counter tracks how many sips of tea Ronaldo gets to take versus how many photos he’s asked to be in.

It wasn’t even close:


Everyone has a camera these days, and the result is that everyone has become a personal paparazzi photographer aiming to capture a little piece of celebrity to share with family and friends (and strangers online).

Back in 2011, comedian and actor Jim Carrey posted a personal video to YouTube showing what he experienced when he visited the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: