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Ronaldo back in the headlines without kicking a ball

(CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the headlines without even kicking a ball -- and it hasn't gone down well in South Korea.Ronaldo's absence from Juventus' preseason friendly in Seoul last week is the subject of an increasingly acrimonious dispute between the Serie A team, the Korea Professional Football League (K League), the event organizer and soccer fans in the country. The Portuguese star was contracted to play for at least 45 minutes of last Friday's contest against the K-League All-Stars, according to the K-League.Instead Ronaldo spent the entire game on the bench to the dismay of many of the 66,000 fans that went to the match.At a media conference after the game, Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri justified the decision not to play the ...
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