- Real Madrid's logo, Cristiano Ronaldo's initials, and King Charles' cypher share a few common traits
- Real Madrid are considered to be the kings of Europe after beating Liverpool in the Champions League final
- King Charles III has released his royal monogram, which will appear on official documents and government buildings
Real Madrid are the kings of Spain and the kings of Europe, and their name even has royal in it.
The La Liga giant now have another link to royalty, although it’s one that wasn’t planned.
As reported by Indy100, King Charles III has released his official royal monogram.
The new royal crest will mark his ascension to the throne once the mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II is over.
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The monogram will appear on official documents and government buildings during the King’s reign, and while it is striking, it’s attracted attention for all the wrong reasons.
Football fans have been quick to point out that the symbol bears a striking resemblance to another well-loved logo, Real Madrid’s club crest.
King Charles’ cypher has a C intertwined with the letter R and a crown above the letters. The R stands for Rex, which is Latin for King.
If you listen to football lovers, though, the CR actually represents Cristiano Ronaldo. Football lovers also quickly pointed out that the logo looked like an updated version of Los Blancos' badge.
Social media has since been abuzz with fans all having their say on how the new symbol resembles Marid’s crest.
While little is known about the King’s choice of La Liga teams, it is common knowledge that he is a big fan of Burnley Football Club.
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