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'It was a joke..': Portugal's Joao Mario on Cristiano Ronaldo's 'awkward' handshake with Bruno Fernandes

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Fernandes' arrival at Portugal training has resulted in the video going viral on social media following his interaction with Manchester United team-mate Ronaldo. Fernandes initially did not see Ronaldo offering out his hand, and after a quick handshake the former moved on to greet other players. Mario insists the pair were sharing a joke.
Published 3 months ago · Portugal

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