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Juventus to punish ball boy over Ronaldo incident

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Much criticism has been aimed at the Portuguese superstar for his conduct at the end of his side’s Serie A outing against Genoa.

Juventus are set to punish the ball boy who asked Cristiano Ronaldo his jersey after Juventus’ match against Genoa, according to Italian publication la Repubblica.

Ronaldo played no direct part in any of his side’s goals in Juventus’ 3-1 victory at the Allianz Stadium last Sunday.

Just as the referee blew the full-time whistle, CR7 was seen tossing his shirt at the back of the goal post in a rather strange manner.

Two leading theories exist to explain his unusual behavior: First, that the Serie A top scorer was unhappy with himself after being unable to add to his goal tally, and second, that merely wanted to give his jersey to the ball boy who had requested for it earlier.

It has apparently been established that the second theory holds true.

Juve, however, as per sources, forbid ball boys from requesting any sort of souvenir from the senior team members. And now the U-13 ball boy who asked Ronaldo for his jersey will be punished for breaching the rules.