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Outrage over red card against weeping Ronaldo

World footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has been red-carded by German referee Felix Brych in his first Champions League campaign for Juventus. In the game at Valencia CF, the star kicker had to leave the field after 29 minutes for alleged assault.

After a running duel in the opponent's penalty area defender Jeison Murillo had initially gone to the ground. Ronaldo then briefly grabbed his hair.

It came to a pack formation, the Munich referee Brych decided after consultation with goalkeeper Marco Fritz on red - a tough decision. The possibility of video evidence does not exist in the Champions League.

On the way to the cabin, the 33-year-old struggled with tears and was mocked by the Valencia fans.

"Red after 29 minutes, he's in tears," wrote the "Gazzetta dello Sport" online, "Cristiano Ronaldo expelled from the place and in tears" the Turin newspaper.

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