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Cristiano Ronaldo: Twitter reacts as Juventus star gets red card on Champions League debut

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Here are the reactions of Twitter users to Ronaldo's red card for Juventus against Valencia.

Twitter users descended on Cristiano Ronaldo following his red card in his debut Champions League game for Juventus against Valencia on Wednesday, September 19.

The 33-year-old was expected to respond to Lionel Messi's hattrick for Barcelona with another outstanding performance but was on the receiving end of a red card.

The reigning World Player of the Year was shown a red card following an altercation with a Valencia player Jeison Murillo in the penalty box.

The incident occurred in the 29th minute with an aerial ball expected into the Valencia penalty area, Ronaldo and his opponent aimed to get themselves into better position where the incident then occured.

The centre referee consulted with his assistant as Ronaldo was sent off for allegedly elbowing his opponent which he protested vehemently.

Twitter reactions to Ronaldo's red card

Following his first two goals for Juventus against Sassuolo in the Serie A, the superstar was expected to light up the Champions League but his red card meant he had to go for an early shower, here are the reactions of Twitter users to the incident.

"seriously a red card for @Cristiano  for that? even if ref gave him a yellow it would be questionable but red is complet nonsense"

"You can see how much winning/playing football means to Ronaldo – crying in the CL after being sent off in the group stages and he’s won it what 4/5 times. He’s an elite winner."

 

 

 

 

 

Ronaldo to miss Manchester United games?

 

A red card offence means that Ronaldo is expected to miss three games which includes one of the most anticipated group stage encounter which sees him return to Manchester United.

Source: Pulse Sports

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