Cristiano Ronaldo (C) sits on the team bench prior to a friendly against the K-League All-Stars in Seoul. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
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The East Stand by Jonathan White

Manchester City and Juventus show money spinning preseason Asia tours come at a cost

  • Ticket costs and risk of annoying local fans and media sour annual visits of European football clubs
  • Commercial commitments come ahead of planning for new campaign, with concerns over humidity and pollution

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Cristiano Ronaldo (C) sits on the team bench prior to a friendly against the K-League All-Stars in Seoul. Photo: AFP
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