Cristiano Ronaldo (C) sits on the bench prior to a friendly football match between Team K League and Juventus FC in Seoul - he never took the field, leaving fans livid. Photo: AFP

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Seoul snub leads enraged South Korean fan all the way to Sweden, asking Juventus star ‘Why didn’t you play?’

  • The Portuguese footballer is in the midst of a court case for alleged fraud, because fans expected to see him play in friendly match in Asia, but he never took the field
  • YouTube video racks up millions of views, as Korean fan approaches Ronaldo in a hotel in Stockholm
Topic |   Italian Serie A

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Cristiano Ronaldo (C) sits on the bench prior to a friendly football match between Team K League and Juventus FC in Seoul - he never took the field, leaving fans livid. Photo: AFP
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Signs and slogans used in the ‘Boycott Japan’ movement have been repurposed and now read ‘Boycott Ronaldo’. Photo: Twitter

South Korean fans call for ‘No Ronaldo’ ban after Juventus star sits out Seoul match

  • First ‘No Japan’, now ‘No Ronaldo’ after the football star fails to play during highly anticipated match
  • Meanwhile, Japanese fans praise his absence as ill feeling between two countries deepens
Topic |   South Korea

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Signs and slogans used in the ‘Boycott Japan’ movement have been repurposed and now read ‘Boycott Ronaldo’. Photo: Twitter
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