Initially, we thought that the even the Ronaldo sandman had whipped off his shirt, just like he did in the Champions League final for what appeared to be a movie stunt.
However, on closer inspection it looks like he just hasn't been painted in yet.
Still, the photograph was filed by the Reuters news agency on Saturday, just five days before the big kick-off.
Seems like it is not just the stadiums that aren't ready.
You can see an earlier version of the work below, filed by Getty Images last week.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
- Lionel Messi