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A Christmas TV ad like no other … can you guess which footballer traded goals for guitars?

A Christmas TV ad like no other … can you guess which football fanatic traded goals for guitars to show off his skills on stage?

  • A famous soccer star has traded goals for guitars in his latest ad
  • The icon shared a photo of himself playing the instrument on Instagram
  • But can you guess who is behind the moody musical picture?

From John Barnes’ World in Motion rap to Peter Cech playing the drums, many a footballer have tried to try out some kind of music career.

A current star has seemingly traded targets for guitars, with the icon sharing a photo of them rocking the stage as part of their latest television commercial.

The player behind the gloomy shots has had spells in the Premier League, LaLiga and Serie A – but can you guess who it is?

Can you guess which footballer traded goals for guitars for a Christmas TV ad?

Can you guess which footballer traded goals for guitars for a Christmas TV ad?

A legend at Manchester United and Real Madrid, the forward now plays for Italian champions Juventus. Yes, you guessed it – it’s Cristiano Ronaldo!

The Portuguese captain usually shows off his skills on the football field, but he took the time to star in an advertisement for a Portuguese telecommunications company.

The video stars with kids singing a traditional Christmas song, but the mood quickly changed when Ronaldo stepped on the scene, complete with the look of a natural rock star.

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the man behind the moody musical Instagram shots

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the man behind the moody musical Instagram shots

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the man behind the moody musical Instagram shots

When the attacker gets on stage, a bell rings and the number changes quickly on I Love Rock ‘n Roll by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

A singer joins Ronaldo as he gives an enthusiastic performance on the guitar, with the lyrics of the song changed to advertise the company.

However, he is unlikely to release his own Christmas single, now that Juventus is back in action against Benevento on Saturday evening.

The 35-year-old has been in fantastic shape for the Italians this season with nine goals in seven games in all competitions and the focus will return firmly to the football field this weekend.

The attacker will return to the football field on Saturday when Juventus takes on Benvento

The attacker will return to the football field on Saturday when Juventus takes on Benvento

The attacker will return to the football field on Saturday when Juventus takes on Benvento

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