Monday, June 16, 2014

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2852: Cristiano Ronaldo, The 2014 World Cup and Body Language (PHOTO)

Cristiano Ronaldo, a forward for Real Madrid, also captains the Portugal National Team in this year's World Cup. Regarded by many to be the best footballer in the World, he is shown in the image above after Portugal's 4-0 loss to Germany earlier today.

From a nonverbal standpoint, Ronaldo's primary emotion in this moment is one of regret. In the real world, emotions often do not occur in isolation - there are frequently several simultaneous emotions. Cristiano's secondary emotion is one of contempt. Can you spot the specific facial components of both of these? What is his tertiary emotion?

See also:

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