CR7's sister mocks Messi after UCL clash

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Cristiano Ronaldo's sister has mocked Lionel Messi with a controversial image following Juventus' UEFA Champions League victory over FC Barcelona on Tuesday.

Ronaldo emerged victorious over long-time rival Messi earlier in the week when the duo met for the first time since May 2018, with the Portugal star claiming a brace in a 3-0 win for the Bianconeri.

Following the match, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star's sister Elma Aveiro posted an image of Messi bowing at Ronaldo's feet on her official Instagram account.

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"My king. The best ever. The pride of my life," she wrote in Portuguese, as translated, alongside the controversial image.

The post, which can be seen below, has received more than 37 000 "likes" since Aveiro uploaded the image on Wednesday, but has been widely criticised, with numerous online users labelling it as being disrespectful towards the six-time Ballon d'Or winner.

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