Real Madrid center back Antonio Rüdiger isn’t just one of the best defenders in the world, he’s also one of the most entertaining.
Rüdiger engaged in some hilarious nonsense during Real Madrid’s thrilling 5-3 victory vs. Atlético Madrid in the Supercopa de España on Wednesday.
Perhaps to get into Atlético striker Álvaro Morata’s head, Rüdiger was caught on camera grabbing the Spaniard’s nipple and giving it a twist.
Rüdiger Morata nipple twist incident
Rudiger pinching Morata's nipple pic.twitter.com/tP2EgdN9tz— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) January 11, 2024
We must admit that Morata handled the nipple twist way better than our old friend Chicharito. During his time with LA Galaxy the Mexican legend reacted as if he’d been shot when his nipples were infringed upon.
Tranquilo Chicharito. Bradley se calentó con el mexicano pero parece que Hernández exageró un poco ...
— SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) September 1, 2022
Why did Rüdiger do this? We find ourselves asking that question a lot. Have you ever seen the guy break into a full sprint?
Interesting running technique by Rüdiger pic.twitter.com/0wx70rceUR— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 23, 2022
Rüdiger’s playful attack on his former Chelsea teammate went unpunished, but karma had a funny way of making sure justice was served.
In the 78th minute Rüdiger scored an own goal after a mistake from his goalkeeper and former Chelsea man Kepa Arrizabalaga.
ATLETI TAKE THE LEAD ON THIS MISTAKE BY REAL MADRID! pic.twitter.com/NK1dsuCVVl— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 10, 2024
Real Madrid will player the winner of Barcelona vs. Osasuna in the Supercopa final on Sunday.