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17-05-2019, 19:39   #1
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Ronaldo donates 1.5 mil to Palestinians

I know he is a soccer star, but the subject matter rises above the fact he is a sports celeb.

As the title says, Ronaldo has donated 1.5 mil to the Palestinians. I never realised Ronaldo supported the Palestinian cause. I'm not a big soccer fan and was even less so of Ronaldo, but I can honestly say I've find myself having a lot of respect for the guy now.

Why are his good deeds not widely reported in the press???? If you did something bad, the press would be all over it!

I'm not anti Semitic but I do have a huge issue with the Israeli governments policy towards Palestine as a whole. I can't fathom how a people who were so persecuted not so long ago can now effectively try and eradicate the palestians by land grabbing and displacement.

Story here:

https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/...jiwLYOiU8Pd9JY
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17-05-2019, 19:40   #2
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Ah can’t beat a bit of PR

Allow me to be a bit cynical on this one
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Ah can’t beat a bit of PR

Allow me to be a bit cynical on this one
Much cheaper ways to do some pr.
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Ah can’t beat a bit of PR

Allow me to be a bit cynical on this one
Y'know, you may well be right. But what I always say in response to that is "sure f*ck it, as long as he's donating the money I don't really mind why he's doing it".

Or to put it another way, I'd imagine those in Palestine who will benefit from it aren't going to send it back with a note saying "Feck off, we're not your marketing team, buddy"
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Ah can’t beat a bit of PR

Allow me to be a bit cynical on this one
Why cynical? According to the article he has supported the Palestinians for some time now. There are easier ways of getting good press than parting with a cool 1.5 mil.
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Ah can’t beat a bit of PR

Allow me to be a bit cynical on this one
Well It’s a risky bit of PR! plenty of other places he could’ve given his money too!

Ronaldo is known for his charity work! regardless of how he might act on the pitch he’s a class act off it tbf to the guy!
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Much cheaper ways to do some pr.
I’m saying it’s not true
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Well It’s a risky bit of PR! plenty of other places he could’ve given his money too!

Ronaldo is known for his charity work! regardless of how he might act on the pitch he’s a class act off it tbf to the guy!
You do know he admitted to raping a woman and you think he’s a class act
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I wonder what the money will be spent on? What do you think OP?
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Well It’s a risky bit of PR! plenty of other places he could’ve given his money too!

Ronaldo is known for his charity work! regardless of how he might act on the pitch he’s a class act off it tbf to the guy!
You do know he admitted to raping a woman and you think he’s a class act
He’s accused of Rape show me a link where he admitted it??
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You do know he admitted to raping a woman and you think he’s a class act
Has he been convicted of rape?
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He’s accused of Rape show me a link where he admitted it??
It’s in the official police documents . Google it.
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He's a rapist and supports terrorism, great.
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I wonder what the money will be spent on? What do you think OP?
I assume your implying weapons?

Unless you can prove categorically that the donation is going to be spent on buying some form of weapons, your making an unsubstantiated claim.

Wonder how much of the Americans aid to the Israelis they spend on state of the art weaponary they use against unarmed civilians?
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Much cheaper ways to do some pr.
And a lot less controversy.
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