Real Madrid ask Sepp Blatter to apologize to Cristiano Ronaldo

FIFA president Sepp Blatter recently joked about Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's style of play.

updated: October 29, 2013 23:19 IST
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Madrid: Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid has asked FIFA president Sepp Blatter to apologize for making fun of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Blatter recently told an audience at Oxford University that Ronaldo "is like a commander on the field of play" before strutting around the stage to the laughs of the students in attendance.

Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said Tuesday that club president Florentino Perez has sent a letter to Blatter asking him to "rectify what I consider a lack of respect for a serious and professional player."

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