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Cristiano Ronaldo takes selfie with pitch-invading fan moments after Juventus’ Champions League victory over Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo takes selfie with pitch-invading fan moments after Juventus’ Champions League victory over Manchester United

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strike a pose The Portuguese, who spent six magical years with United (2003-09), made a return to Old Trafford for new club Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo rebuked a pitch-invading fan as he left the Old Trafford pitch – before agreeing to take a selfie with him. The Manchester United legend returned to his old home ground for a second time with another club as his Juventus side won 1-0 in their Champions League clash. Ronaldo appears to tell the fan to calm down Paolo Dybala’s 17th-minute strike was all that separated the two sides on a night where Ronaldo was denied a goal after brilliant work by David de Gea. It was a comfortable win for the Old Lady and the final whistle didn’t mark the end of the drama when one fan ran from ...
‘Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United – starting with victory over Juventus’, says treble winner Wes Brown

‘Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United – starting with victory over Juventus’, says treble winner Wes Brown

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Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United after a poor start to the season, starting with Tuesday night’s Champions League clash against Juventus. That’s the verdict from treble winner Wes Brown, who joined talkSPORT on Tuesday ahead of the clash which will see Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed back to Old Trafford. Mourinho’s job was said to be under threat after overseeing United’s worst start to a Premier League campaign in 29 years, with the club currently tenth in the table after nine games. But the Red Devils appear to have responded to the pressure with a comeback victory over Newcastle and 2-2 draw with Chelsea, which they were seconds away from winning, restoring some pride in Manchester. Saturday’s draw with Chelsea wou...
‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

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NOT HAPPENING Pogba has struggled to settle in at Manchester United since moving back to Old Trafford for £89million in August 2016 Juventus are not planning a move for unsettled Manchester United star Paul Pogba. Pogba appears to be itching for a move away from Old Trafford after falling out with Jose Mourinho earlier this week. Pogba fell out with Mourinho during a training session on Wednesday It began when the midfielder questioned United’s tactical approach to their 1-1 draw at home to Wolves last weekend. But the hard feelings carried on after their shock defeat to Derby County in the Carabao Cup with Pogba and Mourinho having a heated exchange regarding Pogba’s Instagram usage during the game. And this latest row betw...
Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

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Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Striker Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off of the field with a red card during Juventus' 2-0 win against Valencia in Champions League play on Wednesday in Spain. Ronaldo was booked in the 29th minute during his first Champions League appearance for the Serie A power. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was in the box with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo during the altercation. Juventus was on the attack when Ronaldo got tangled up with Murillo, who fell to the ground. Ronaldo then leaned over the defender, touched his head and made a gesture, likely calling out a dive on Murillo. Players from both teams then exchanged words, before Ronaldo was booked with the red card. He left the field with tears in his eyes. In addition to not being able to finish Juventus' Group H opener, R...
Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

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Gianluigi Buffon has announced his decision to leave Juventus at the end of the season.The 40-year-old's last game for the club will be against Verona on Sunday - his 640th in Serie A. "Gianluigi Buffon has been with us all the way on this long rollercoaster ride of a journey, with its lows and then the return to Paradise. We will be forever grateful for his loyalty," president Andrea Agnelli said in a press conference on Thursday morning. "What we now know is that Wojciech Szczesny will be defending our goal next season, as Gianluigi Buffon and so many champions have done before him." Buffon recently captained the side to a seventh consecutive Serie A title and was widely believed to be retiring, but he clearly feels he still has the legs to continue. "Only sure thing at the mom...