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Atletico Madrid fans start social media campaign against Cristiano Ronaldo signing.

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Atletico Madrid fans have began a social media campaign to collectively voice their anger on the club's meant interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese superstar is looking to depart Manchester United this summer season after simply twelve months returned at Old Trafford. The likes of Chelsea and Bayern Munich had explored deals for him however have for the reason that distanced themselves from a ability transfer.

Reports in Spain advise that Atletico Madrid are inquisitive about Ronaldo's signature and are willing to sell Antoine Griezmann so that you can loose up room on their salary invoice.

However, this has now not long past down well with a segment of Atletico fans, who're insisting that the club need to no longer signal a participant whose legacy is heavily tied to competitors Real Madrid.

Atletico supporters are the usage of '#ContraCR7' - translating to 'towards CR7' - in order to make their feelings heard. The hashtag has trended in Spain over the weekend.

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Ronaldo has performed against Atletico more often than any other team in his lengthy and storied profession, coming up in opposition to Los Rojiblancos 37 instances and winning 17 of these encounters.

He's scored 25 desires in opposition to them (only Sevilla have been at the receiving quit of his strikes on extra activities), and played a pivotal role in Real Madrid's 2014 and 2016 Champions League very last wins in opposition to their town rivals.

However, Atletico were given the higher of Ronaldo of their most current come upon, removing Man Utd from the Champions League in ultimate season's round of 16.

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