A short clipping of Alves cleaning his nose with his fingers and wiping it on Ronaldo's jersey went viral on the internet after the heavyweight clash.
United though have always remained unconvinced that Ronaldo has any real desire to leave Real Madrid and believe he is merely trying to force a better deal out of his current club.
"There are a few luxuries that I think every man should treat himself to.I love music so it's important to me to have a good pair of headphones, a beautiful watch, smelling great is a must so every man should have a nice signature fragrance and of course, very good quality underwear!" he explained.
"In my job it's not painful to be eliminated because that's part of day-to-day life, but to have to see and read stupid things like this..."
"Whenever I have the opportunity, I try to make a return trip to Spain".
Ronaldo's running technique was and still is unorthodox; the Portuguese's arms and legs both cut across while he raises his head as he reaches top speed.
'The Spring/Summer 18 CR7 Underwear range includes timeless white silhouettes for a classic look and bold blue and even pinks for when you want to be more adventurous. "To me, that is luxury!"
"For spring and summer 2018, I really wanted to create a luxurious feel for the collection", he said. We won the Champions League. "This collection is more mature, with a real focus on premium, luxury materials".
Cristiano Ronaldo is showing off his athletic body in his latest underwear campaign - and encouraging men to be just like him.