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Barcelona defender Pique: Ronaldo complaints unfair to world of football

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has hit back at Cristiano Ronaldo's complaints after victory at Real Madrid last night. Ronaldo slammed the refereeing for the 4-3 El Clasico defeat.

But former Manchester United teammate Pique insisted: "We are in a country where these things are always highlighted, in which the two teams have played a great game, but we speak about the referee and his decisions.

"It is very unfair to the sport, to the world of football, because I think people have enjoyed this game a lot.

"We must not base everything on this. If we start talking play by play, then Cristiano is not a penalty, it is not a foul. There are many decisions made in split seconds.

"Nothing has influenced the outcome.

"We have so much quality, world class players. We won this game on merit."

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