Cristiano showed his class, as the Portugal star sends a message of encouragement and speedy recovery to teammate Andre Gomes.
The incident left players from both sides traumatized by what they saw.
Messages of encouragement and a speedy recovery for Gomes have come from all over the footballing world.
Not least from the player who he won the European Championship with, in 2016.
Ronaldo’s message read:
“Fast improvements @ aftgomes21 will come back even stronger – big hug”.
His manager Marco Silva insists the player will get everything he needs form the club.
“Andre will have all the support he needs. I am 100% sure he will become stronger as a football player and a man.”
“He is a fantastic man and a fantastic professional. Our players are sad but the spirit we showed was a good answer.”
The club confirmed that the surgery was a success, and thanked everyone for the words of support.
💙 | A positive update on @aftgomes. 🙏
— Everton (@Everton) November 4, 2019