Viral video of Cristiano Ronaldo, which claims that the Portuguese footballer refused to shake hands with an Israeli man in solidarity with Palestinians, is doing rounds on the internet. However, the video is misleading and is from 2019. It was being shared widely following the recent tensions between Israel and Palestine. In the video, Ronaldo can been seen removing his silver medal after Juventus lost Italian Super Cup final to Lazio in December 2019. Cristiano Ronaldo Shares Picture of Holiday With Family, Check Post.

While removing the sliver medal, Ronaldo misses a handshake with Italian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, in the viral video it is claimed that the man is from Israel. As per AFP, the man in the video was Luca Ferrari, who served as Italian ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2016 to 2019.

Here’s the Misleading Video

Here’s the Original Video

The misleading video is being shared widely across social media with users believing Ronaldo indeed refused to share hands with an Israeli. The video in fact is misleading and it has nothing to do with Ronaldo’s stance on Israel-Palestine conflict.

Fact check

Viral Video Claiming That Cristiano Ronaldo Refused to Shake Hands With An Israeli is Misleading, Here’s the Truth
Claim :

Cristiano Ronaldo refused to shake hands with an Israeli

Conclusion :

The video is misleading and the man in the video is from Italy.

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