Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar – Appearances on Japanese TV

Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo are considered, to this day, as two of the main players of soccer of the planet and, both, have already appeared in the japanese tv, being caught in funny and quite peculiar moments.

In addition, the participation of the two athletes gave the Japanese the opportunity to get to know them more closely, in addition to helping to promote the sport in the East.

In this article, we're going to look back at the special appearances of two of the biggest stars of world football in Japanese television programs.

- cristiano ronaldo and neymar – the participation of football stars on japanese tv

Cristiano Ronaldo

circulate on social media and YouTube (for quite some time now) some videos of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's appearance on a Japanese television show that, unexpectedly, starts playing a song with a very Brazilian and carnivalesque vibe (lol), thus causing a funny reaction on the part of of the player.

You can see the full video below:

Another noteworthy event was the interview of CR7 (as the Portuguese ace is nicknamed) to a Japanese boy who was trying hard to ask questions in the player's native language.

At the time, Cristiano Ronaldo complained to reporters and journalists who were laughing at the way the boy pronounced the words. The footballer said: “Why are you laughing? He's trying hard, he's doing really well."

You can watch this beautiful example of humility in the video below:


Neymar was another player to be interviewed and also invited to participate in some audience programs in Japanese lands.

In addition to showing a lot of sympathy for the Japanese, Neymar was praised by a Japanese woman, who called him “Kakkoii” (かっこいい, which means “cool”, “beautiful”, “cute”), drawing laughter from the player.

Neymar, in Japanese, is usually pronounced as Neimaru (ネイマール in katakana).

You can see the scene quoted in the video below (it's all in Japanese, so you should turn on automatic subtitles if you don't understand Japanese):

Japanese vocabulary related to the article

  • ネイマール (Neimaaru) = Neymar
  • クリスティアーノロナウド (Kurisutiaano ronaudo) = Cristiano Ronaldo
  • サッカー (Sakka) = Football
  • 選手 (せんしゅ, senshu) = Player, Athlete
  • 番組 (ばんぐみ, bangumi) = TV show
  • インタビュー (intabiuu) = Interview
  • 参加 (さんか) = Participation

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