Fiat staff to strike over Cristiano Ronaldo’s £88 million Juventus move

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Humberto Delgado´s airport in Lisbon

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Humberto Delgado´s airport in Lisbon

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric thanked Cristiano Ronaldo for his extraordinary contribution to the club as he rued the star forward's sale to Juventus.

The union urged Fiat owners to invest in its workforce to bolster the finances of "thousands of people instead of only one".

The USB union believes the decision to spend big on Ronaldo means that Fiat will be missing out on investment, explaining such a move is "unacceptable" while workers were making "huge economic sacrifices".

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Ronaldo spent nine years at Real Madrid following his transfer from Manchester United, where he won four Champions League trophies with the club during his time there. "That means more sponsors, more TV money and more prize money".

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The same report says that Liverpool FC will make their move to sign Dybala as soon as Ronaldo's move to Juventus is officially confirmed.

As captain of the Portuguese team in the 2018 World Cup, he scored four goals, including a hat-trick against Spain.

It's calling for a strike at the Melfi plant in southern Italy between 10 p.m. on July 15 and 6 p.m. on July 17.

Meanwhile, previously had reported that an Italian trade union consisting Fiat workers in Melfi, Italy are proceeding on an industrial action following Ronaldo's €100 million switch to Juventus, reports suggest.

The vehicle manufacturer Fiat, to which the brand Ferrari exclusively belongs, is reportedly 29.1 percent owned by the Agnelli family, who also hold about 63.77 percent of Juventus.

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