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Cristiano Ronaldo accepts damages from UK newspaper

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo accepted substantial libel damages from a British newspaper on Monday over a claim that he put his injured ankle at risk by "living it up" in a Hollywood nightclub.

Ronaldo was not at London's High Court for the settlement of his action against Telegraph Media Group Ltd over a Daily Telegraph story in July 2008, when he played for Manchester United.

His lawyer Allan Dunlavy told judge Victoria Sharp that the report, which claimed the Portuguese player had laid down his crutches and taken to the dance floor with four models, caused him embarrassment, offence and distress.

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GJ234219d ago

More money for the millionaire?

kulka4219d ago

Media are on him all the time not very oftenv for the good resons or football