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Atletico Madrid keeper Moya dismisses 'violence' claims

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya has dismissed criticism of their playing style.

Moya is aware of the 'violent' accusations.

But he says: "We have heard it and we cannot avoid it, but I think that this has been generated more by the media. We almost treat it with humour. We do not give any importance to it and we don't want to create any controversy. There are many teams, not just Atlético, that base their style of play on intensity.

"This is a contact sport and, within the rules, we are strong. That helps us. I don't like it when people call us violent - we are strong and intense - but I don't have a magic wand to help me change the opinion of the public."

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