The UEFA Champions League is back and the opening day of the 2021-2022 group stage has already been a hot topic on the Internet. Although all the eyes were expected to be on Manchester United's game against Young Boys, Sevilla and RB Salzburg have taken the spotlight with a breathtaking first half.
Four penalties have been awarded only in the first 45 minutes of the game, which was also the first time it happened in a single Champions League clash. Salzburg had three of the shots and missed two of them, while Sevilla seized their spot-kick.
As expected, the game has quickly become a trending topic on social media and fans from all over the world have reacted to it. Immediately, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes were subject of hilarious memes despite being miles away from this match.
Funniest memes and reactions to the four penalties in Sevilla-Salzburg
The return of the ultimate European competition obviously had the soccer community in for a treat. But only a few could have expected the Sevilla-Salzburg clash to take most of the attention.
While the Austrian side missed two and netted one, the La Liga team seized their only spot-kick right before the break. Fans went wild on the Internet, making Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes subject of memes.
The 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League is just getting started and its opening day has already been all over the Internet. Four penalties in a single game is not something the soccer world is used to seeing.
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