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Cristiano Ronaldo Video Captures Real Madrid Star In Disguise For Surprise Stunt

06/08/2015 12:37 BST | Updated 14/08/2015 08:59 BST

He’s known for taking care of his looks - which might be why crowds failed to recognise Cristiano Ronaldo in a busy Madrid street when he disguised himself.

The Real Madrid star underwent a makeover, complete with long hair, greying bristly beard and a padded suit, leaving him barely unrecognisable.

Then, complete with a canine companion, Ronaldo took to the street of the Spanish capital’s Plaza del Callao, where he showed off his football skills.

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An unrecognisable Ronaldo shows off his skills

In a video clip, Ronald, who also captains the Portugese national team, can be seen engaging with passers-by, trying to get them to join him in a kick-about - and unsurprisingly even asking one woman for her phone number.

Eventually he reveals his true identity to a young boy, peeling off his prosthetics and wig and presenting him with a signed football.

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As the 30-year-old gives the stunned child a hug, passers-by suddenly realise the star they had been ignoring and swarm around him, snapping pictures on their phones.

That’s the last time we ignore a street performer…