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Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates Euro 2016 Victory by Buying a Bugatti Veyron

Few professional footballers can boast about their career as much as Cristiano Ronaldo. Being the powerhouse of Real Madrid and kicking the ball on a professional level has its perks.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse 3 photos
Cristiano Ronaldo's Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport VitesseCristiano Ronaldo's Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse
Despite the fact that the final against France left Ronaldo with a serious knee injury, the Portuguese player took it easy after his team won the cup. By taking it easy, I’m referring that Ronaldo bought a $1.9-million Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. And of course, Ronaldo Instagrammed his new car.

Noted car guy and Instagram buff, Ronaldo even has a name for his Bugatti. Care to guess what it is? Sorry to burst your bubble, but it’s “animal.” I know, right? He could’ve named it “the hypercar that made the Volkswagen Group lose money every time it sold one.” But still, I have to give it to Ronaldo that the Veyron is an amazing piece of kit, even though the 2016 Bugatti Chiron is more resolute at going faster. A lot more resolute, to be honest.

With 1,183 horsepower (1,200 PS) and 1,500 Nm (1,100 lb-ft) of torque on tap, this bad boy can accelerate to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 2.6 seconds. Top speed? How does limited to 233 mph (375 km/h) sound to you? If that’s not enough to float your boat, you might want to know that a gentleman managed to push the Veyron Grand Vitesse to 254 mph (408 km/h).

While it isn't known if Cristiano Ronaldo will keep his Bug in the same garage he keeps his Range Rover Sport and Mercedes-AMG S65 Coupe, I’m keeping my fingers crossed he won’t get enthusiastic behind the wheel of his new car. My fear is founded because Ronaldo crashed a Ferrari seven years ago.

 

The animal arrive

A photo posted by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:12am PDT

 

Garage time. Soon your honor arrive 

A photo posted by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Jul 14, 2016 at 12:54pm PDT



 
 
 
 
 

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