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UEFA Respond To Ronaldo's Coke Bottle Incident

UEFA have responded to Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to remove two Coca-Cola bottles at his press conference earlier this week.

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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner gave a rare pre-game press conference ahead of Portugal's European Championship opener against Hungary.

However, the 36-year-old did not make headlines for what he said pre-game but for his actions prior to the conference where was pictured removing two Coca-Cola bottles before claiming people should drink water instead.

It is believed the European football governing body did not take too kindly to the incident as revealed in a statement, according to Marca.

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“UEFA has reminded the participating teams that sponsors are essential for the realisation of the tournament and to ensure the development of football throughout Europe, including for young people and women,” the statement said .

France star Paul Pogba did something similar days later when he removed an alcholic beverage while Italy's Manuel Locatelli also removed the coke bottles at his press conference.

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