Saturday, October 2, 2010

Confidence Secret # 21: A Classic Emblem from Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid is displaying a classic "emblem" seen of the field of sport.  It is seen when there is a loss or a draw and is highly characteristic of a "missed opportunity".  It is curious how similar this is to another universal emblem - the "surrender" signal.  Most gestures wherein the hands or arms are elevated are positive.  These two are notable exceptions.