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Carvalho: Ronaldo needs help

September 16, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Real Madrid defender Ricardo Calvalho has urged referees to give team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo more protection.

• Ronaldo blasts referee

Ronaldo branded official Svein Moen "shameful" in the wake of Madrid's 1-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday - a game that left him needing stitches to a leg injury.

It's "because I'm rich, handsome and a great player," he said after a game, suggesting referees are happy to stand by and watch him fall foul of rough ...

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