Soccer and Society: Cristiano Ronaldo juggles baseball at Dodger Stadium

In our latest installment of Soccer and Society, a periodic feature chronicling the intersection of the beautiful game and American life …

While in Los Angeles with Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo dropped by Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Better with his feet than with his hands: He had trouble finding the strike zone but juggled a baseball exquisitely with Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers’ Cuban slugger. Watch:

Here he is taking a few cuts …

And tossing the first pitch …

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.

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Steven Goff · August 1, 2013