Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo appears to be building his strength by eating oversized...
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo appears to be building his strength by eating oversized portions ahead of his side's La Liga clash with rival neighbour Atletico this weekend.
Real trail second placed Atletico by a single point heading into Saturday's meeting at the Bernabeu - with runaway leaders and title favourites Barcelona a further nine points ahead.
Ronaldo, who missed a penalty in the 1-1 draw with Malaga last weekend, shared an Instagram picture captioned 'My food!!!' - showing a side of calamari and an enormous plate of Nicoise salad, including boiled eggs, tomatoes, potatoes and tuna.
Despite the servings, he 31-year-oldt has reportedly adopted a fruit heavy diet in a a bid to prolong his career - a decision made after he turned 30 last year, according to Spanish daily ABC.
It is claimed that Ronaldo has lost two kilograms, taking him down to 78kg, and wants to lose another kilogram per year to ensure he maintains his speed and fitness - while easing off his rigorous personal training regime.